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Bousquet, Marc – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
The role of gender in the global economy is not represented particularly well by old-school "pipeline" theories of women entering particular industries, whether it is manufacturing, medicine, or college teaching. The pipeline analogy suggests that if women enter a field in equal or greater numbers to men, they will somehow automatically be "piped"…
Descriptors: Females, Higher Education, Gender Differences, Industry
Rosser, Sue V. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
As more women choose careers in the sciences, the stakes are higher than ever before. Having women in key decision-making positions in the scientific and technological work force is critical to the future of society. Successful senior female scientists serve as a prime source of leadership for top academic administrative positions. A more diverse…
Descriptors: Females, Labor Force, Scientists, Sexual Harassment
June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Keith Hoeller is an adjunct professor. He teaches philosophy for a living at Green River Community College, just outside Seattle. He has also spent much of the last two decades ruminating about the bigger picture for those at his level of the professorial pecking order. Over the years, Hoeller has lobbied relentlessly for adjunct-friendly…
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Salary Wage Differentials, Retirement Benefits, Adjunct Faculty
Saigo, Roy H. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Nearly 10 years ago, the author wrote an essay for "The Chronicle" on the underrepresentation of Asian-Americans in academic leadership, especially in institutions and disciplines that have a high percentage of students and faculty members of Asian or Pacific Island ancestry. There have been changes over the past 10 years, but not so much for…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Leadership Qualities, College Presidents, College Faculty
Gose, Ben – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Nationwide, minority and female faculty members were trailblazers in the 1960s and 1970s. Only in the past generation have most colleges adopted large-scale plans to diversify their faculties. This article revisited ambitious plans announced at five universities during the past two decades to see how they have fared. They are Duke University,…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, American Indians, Diversity (Faculty), Administrators
June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
According to a new survey by a leading higher-education group, women represent a significant share of the senior campus administrators whose jobs are most likely to lead to a college presidency. However, when it comes to members of racial minority groups, the supply of such potential leaders is much smaller. The survey, which was conducted by the…
Descriptors: Females, Minority Groups, College Presidents, Women Administrators
Glenn, David – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
This article discusses how an economists' group brought forth policy adjustments on advertising issues. Since 1986 the association has banned advertisements in its newsletter, Job Openings for Economists, that discriminate "on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual preference, or physical handicap." Facing…
Descriptors: Advertising, Administrative Policy, Change, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Delton, Jennifer – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Proponents of "diversity hiring" insist that faculty members of color have a different perspective on issues of race and ethnicity that will increase students' understanding of the multiracial, multicultural world they will inhabit in the 21st century. The mere presence of "diverse" faculty members will prepare students for workplace realities,…
Descriptors: Racial Factors, College Faculty, Diversity (Faculty), Minority Group Teachers
Rocca, Francis X. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
With 25 years of teaching experience at Spain's top-ranked veterinary school, 58 articles in prestigious international journals, and numerous patents to her name, Victoria Lopez Rodas would be a strong candidate for any academic job in her field. So when she took a national qualifying examination for a full professorship in animal science last…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Experience, Veterinary Medical Education, Teacher Selection
McNeill, David – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Japan's higher-education system is the second largest in the world, after the United States, but it fares much worse than the United States when it comes to gender equity. Just 7 percent of Japan's 750-odd colleges and universities are run by women, compared with 23 percent of those in the United States. While four out of the eight members of the…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Women Administrators
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This July 30, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Collegiality Lessons" (Phelps, Pat); (2) "The Right Search Committee" (Dowdall, Jean); (3) "Place and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Online Courses, Faculty, Death