Women - Higher Education

Barbara Ransby Receives Scholarship for her Work to Better Society

by | November 7, 2018
Activist and writer Dr. Barbara Ransby, who’s also a historian at the University of Illin [...] Read more

Former NC Governor Named Chair of the National Assessment Governing Board

by | November 4, 2018
Dr. Beverly Perdue, the former governor of North Carolina, was recently named chair of the Nati [...] Read more

Author Ntozake Shange Dead at 70

by Associated Press | October 28, 2018
Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony [...] Read more

Mentoring Emphasized at TIAA Institute Women’s Leadership Forum

by Lois Elfman | October 18, 2018
The importance of making an impact on higher education and creating pipelines for diverse talen [...] Read more

Debra McCurdy Named Baltimore City Community College President

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Dr. Debra McCurdy will assume the role of president of Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) [...] Read more

Feminism, Womanism and Election 2018

by | October 12, 2018
As we stand a month away from the midterm elections, we do so as a record number of women of co [...] Read more

Report Examines Degree Completion for Parents with Young Children

by | September 25, 2018
After paid work, childcare and other responsibilities, a college student with preschool-aged ch [...] Read more

Three Black Alumnae Make History in Dartmouth Leadership

by | September 21, 2018
As Dartmouth College approaches its 250th anniversary next year in the midst of an unprecedente [...] Read more

The Metaphysical Dilemma: Academic Black Women

by Janelle L. Williams and Ayana Tyler Hardaway | September 20, 2018
Daughter, sister, wife, mother, these titles are typically attributed to women. Academic, resea [...] Read more
Women Now Lead Half of Utah’s Public Higher Ed Institutions

Women Now Lead Half of Utah’s Public Higher Ed Institutions

by | September 17, 2018
Women now lead half of the eight public colleges and universities within the Utah System of Hig [...] Read more

Famous Actress and Family Reflect on the Impact of Upward Bound

by Lois Elfman | September 16, 2018
Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winning actress Viola Davis and her sisters said that participating [...] Read more

An Open Letter from the “Hot Tamale” aka Your Latina Professor

by | September 10, 2018
Unfortunately, I have learned through the years the act of performing “what a professor looks [...] Read more
Spelman and Ford Partner to Support First-Gen Students

Spelman and Ford Partner to Support First-Gen Students

by | August 24, 2018
First-generation students at Spelman College will receive support and mentorship under a new in [...] Read more

The Future of Science is Women: Here’s How Institutions Can Support Them

by Sharon Jones-Eversley |
Harassment is only part of the battle women are fighting. The other fight is for women in scien [...] Read more

Institute for University Women Leaders from Diverse Global Venues Builds Network

by Beverly Lindsay & Yolanda Moses | August 1, 2018
When undertaking American federal grants in the United States and England, we encountered inter [...] Read more