ERIC Number: ED213299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
On Campus with Women, Number 32.
On Campus with Women, n32 Fall 1981
News concerning developments affecting women at colleges and universities is presented. Among the issues are the following: a court case involving West Texas State University and six female students in which it was held that athletics was not covered by Title IX because it does not receive federal funding; a court case involving Temple University and eight female athletes in which Title IX was found to cover athletics; a court case that considered whether Title IX bars intentional sex discrimination; a "Washington Post" estimate that two percent of students face faculty bribes or threats for sexual activity, and that 20 percent are subject to sexual harassment in general; findings from two sexual harassment studies conducted through the sociology department of East Carolina University, North Carolina; results of a survey to determine the percentage of women faculty in 43 Ph.D.-granting art history departments in the United States; a finding that women medical students are increasing but that those teaching them are still mainly men; a report on women in the legal profession; an updated bibliography on two-career families; a guide for postsecondary institutions on how to insure that women students, including minority and handicapped women, receive fair treatment in the process of competing for awards and prizes in the academic community; a network concerned with minority women in science; a newsletter pertaining to black women's educational research and policy concerns; information on nontraditional careers for women; a guide to help institutions evaluate sex equity on their campuses; women's studies programs; awards and grants; and resources. (SW)
Descriptors: Awards, Blacks, Court Litigation, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Family Life, Females, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Women Faculty, Womens Athletics, Womens Education, Womens Studies
Project on the Status and Education of Women, Association of American Colleges, 1818 R St., N.W., 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.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1972; Title IX Education Amendments 1972