ERIC Number: ED073740
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Today and Tomorrow: Annual Report of the Commission on the Status of Women.
Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI.
A study of the status of women at Wayne State University is revealed in this report, and the highlights suggest that the inequities on the campus are many. Some of the highlights of the study include: (1) although 41% of the total enrollment are women, representation of women decreases from 47% in the freshman year to 40% in the senior year, to 21% in graduate and professional schools; (2) women cluster in nursing, education and social work and are practically absent in business, engineering, medicine and law; (3) women complain about and experience discrimination in class, admission, financial aids, counseling, placement and physical education; (4) women faculty earn $2,000 less than their male counterparts; (5) women faculty take about twice as long as men to obtain tenure; (6) women faculty stay in rank twice as long as men; (7) regulations require that secretarial, clerical and staff members take a maternity leave after 6 months of pregnancy; and (8) women, upon retirement, receive periodic annuity payments of a lesser amount than their male counterparts. (Author/HS)
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Authoring Institution: Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI.