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Women in higher education.

Women in higher education.

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Published by American Council on Education in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Education (Higher) -- United States -- Congresses,
    • Women college teachers -- United States -- Congresses,
    • Women college graduates -- United States -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by W. Todd Furniss [and] Patricia Albjerg Graham.
      ContributionsFurniss, W. Todd 1921- ed., Graham, Patricia Albjerg, ed., American Council on Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC1756 .W66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 336 p.
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5427411M
      ISBN 100826814212
      LC Control Number73022230

      Women in Higher Education Leadership: Challenges Are Many While Opportunities Are Few: /ch This chapter will provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the reality that there are far fewer women than men in higher education Author: Freda Ginsberg, Julia Davis, Andrea Simms. Women in Higher Education Administration Leadership and the Role of Institutional Support: /ch Studies show women are underrepresented in higher education leadership. Nonetheless, women leaders Author: Sheila Thomas.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Women's status in higher education: background. We want women in higher education to gain the power they need to win respect, influence others, sell ideas and take their rightful place in leading society. Our goal is to enlighten, encourage, empower and enrage women on campus and to win acceptance of women not only higher education but also our larger society.

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Both books make fresh new contributions to the literature on higher education and institutional equity, and both volumes promise to become the classics in the field.5/5(2). This book is about change. It aims to encourage everyone, men and women alike, to change the culture and practices of higher education in order to enable women to study and work more effectively.

Empowering Women in Higher Education examines the issues that concern women both as students and staff in higher education environments. Quotas restricted women’s access to higher education as universities set limits to the number of females they would admit.

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