ERIC Number: ED208749
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
On Campus With Women, Number 31.
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women.
News concerning women students and staff at colleges and universities, equity in education, and nontraditional careers for women is presented. Specific topics include: sexual harassment litigation; surveys concerning sexual harassment within the university and in the federal workplace; a reverse discrimination case in which a white female applicant won a case against Florida A&M, which hired a black male who was unqualified for a teaching position; part-time employment patterns of female and male faculty; unemployment rates for women and men; child care in the workplace; a guide on sex discrimination for educational employees; a ruling that hiring salaries based on an applicant's previous earnings are biased against women; a major study of learning environment in women's colleges; women in Catholic higher education; a national program aimed at advancement of minority women; a guide on women's studies programs; and a ruling that schools cannot impose a blanket ban on coeducational contact sports. Information concerning nontraditional careers for women includes: an inventory of over 300 projects in science, mathematics, and engineering for women in the United States from 1966 to 1978; programs that high schools and colleges might sponsor to promote nontraditional careers for women; helping women enter or return to science as a career; a reentry consortium for women seeking to return to baccalaureate or postbaccalaureate programs and future employment; women in biomedical research; women in trade and technical occupations; freshmen women's attitudes concerning working women; a bibliographic update on women artists; and women and the media. An editorial on the state's role with regard to fostering educational equity is included. (SW)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Classroom Environment, College Students, Court Litigation, Educational Opportunities, Employment Practices, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Higher Education, Males, Minority Groups, Nontraditional Occupations, Part Time Employment, Reentry Students, Salary Wage Differentials, Science Careers, Sex Discrimination, Single Sex Colleges, Teacher Salaries, Technical Occupations, Women Faculty, Womens Athletics, Womens Education, Womens Studies
Project on the Status and Education of Women, Association of American Colleges, 1818 R St., NW, Washington, DC 20009.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
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.