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ERIC Number: EJ899986
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 11
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 26
ISSN: ISSN-0271-0560
Tough Questions Facing Women's Colleges
Kratzok, Sara
New Directions for Higher Education, n151 p49-59 Fall 2010
Since their creation in the latter part of the nineteenth century, women's colleges in America have undergone many significant changes. In 1960, over 230 women's colleges were in operation; over the next forty years more than 75 percent chose to admit men or shut their doors entirely (Miller-Bernal, 2006a). This chapter will shed light on the dilemmas facing women's colleges when pondering coeducation. It will look specifically to Lesley College's decision about coeducation as a case study that reveals the challenges facing many single-sex institutions. Underlying this analysis is one central question: What does the future hold for women's colleges?
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts