ERIC Number: ED200098
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
On Campus with Women, Number 29, Winter 1981. [Employment, Education, Sex Discrimination, Health Services].
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women.
Developments concerning women in the workplace, the courts, and schools are reported. Among the issues related to employment are the following: female faculty members earn less in salary than males, despite receiving slightly higher raises than males; unemployment among women doctorates in the humanities is higher than that of males; age discrimination of the older women worker was found in a ten-city study. Additional areas that are covered include: statistical approaches to examine salary equity; equity issues that postsecondary institutions need to assess; sex bias, promotion, and tenure court cases involving female faculty members; a 1981 guidebook to employment legislation and regulations; sexual harassment lawsuits; publications providing information to students concerning sexual harassment; information on Hispanic women's organizations; conferences on minority women; women's studies programs; trends in women's choice of fields of study; women in graduate schools and medical schools; women in science; the establishment of national women's championships in sports; a 1981 women's sports scholarship guide; publications about women in Europe and South and Central America; fellowships, awards, and scholarships; resource materials on sex equity counseling and research; sex bias in testing; and women and the media. An insert is included on health services and Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, which prohibits sex discrimination in federally assisted schools and colleges. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Affirmative Action, College Students, Court Litigation, Employed Women, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Faculty Promotion, Fellowships, Females, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Health Services, Higher Education, Males, Mathematics, Minority Groups, Salary Wage Differentials, Scholarships, Sciences, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Tenure, Women Faculty, Womens Athletics, Womens Education, Womens Studies
Project on the Status and Education of Women, Association of American Colleges, 1818 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women.
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