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Cunningham, Christine; Hill, Susan; Zhang, Wei – Power and Education, 2022
In this article, we explore more than 100 Chinese school leaders' views about gender, equality and the historical and social contexts of Chinese education that they have experienced. China's success in international student assessment programmes is rising, and Chinese females are continuing a steady trend of outdoing their male counterparts at all…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Leadership, Foreign Countries, Women Administrators
Chappelle, Courtney Nia – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This qualitative research study explores the challenges encountered by five African American women who serve as high-ranking higher education administrators at Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs) in Pennsylvania as well as how they contend with these challenges. This study also uses an Intersectionality lens to explore the intersectionality of…
Descriptors: African Americans, Women Administrators, College Administration, Leadership
Castillo, Cynthia Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This study sought to extend the knowledge of the real-world application of leadership practices relevant and responsive to commonly marginalized students. This study focused on leadership practices of school leaders including principals and assistant principals through the lens of the theoretical framework crafted by Muhammad Khalifa (2018) titled…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Leadership Styles, Principals
Coleman, Likisha Tamese – ProQuest LLC, 2022
African American women are underrepresented in the attainment of superintendent roles from a racial and gendered standpoint. African American females hold only 1% of superintendent positions in a field in which 27% of superintendents are women and 8.6% of superintendents are African American. The purpose of this qualitative case study was to…
Descriptors: Superintendents, African Americans, Women Administrators, Rural Schools
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Chen, Lisa; Grounard, Daniel; Tanner-Anderson, Sarah – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2022
In this day and age, when educational administrators are required to make effective progress and academic achievement for all students, educational administrator preparational programs must equip all prospective leaders with the skill sets, knowledge, and experience to lead diverse student populations to high levels of learning and academic…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Minority Groups, Administrator Education, Women Administrators
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Shaw, Sara; Hernandez-Gantes, Victor – Educational Research: Theory and Practice, 2021
The purpose of this study was to examine the current status of female leadership representation in four states identified from four regions of the United States. A descriptive approach to content analysis was used to examine postsecondary institutional website profiles with public access for females in executive leadership positions. Findings…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Postsecondary Education, College Presidents, Community Colleges
Addo, Bernard K. – ProQuest LLC, 2021
Gender equity remains an evolving issue within the United States, in spite of the long history of women's rights legislation, including the 1986 ruling by the Supreme Court that a work environment can be declared hostile or abusive because of discrimination based on sex. In the field of education, women are a majority; however, they are a minority…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Public Schools, School Administration, Sex Fairness
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Jang, Sung Tae; Alexander, Nicola A. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to provide quantitative knowledge concerning the leadership of Black women principals in American secondary schools. We examined (1) the demographic composition of the schools in which Black women principals serve, (2) these principals' instructional leadership behaviors, (3) the collective responsibility among teachers in…
Descriptors: African American Leadership, Women Administrators, Principals, Secondary Schools
Smith-Jones, Mary Ellen – ProQuest LLC, 2022
Today, women remain underrepresented at the top levels of higher education administration, despite the fact that they are earning more advanced degrees at a faster pace than men (ACE, 2017). At the community college level, women have held and continue to hold the positions of department chairs, deans, assistant deans, directors, vice or associate…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Experience, Women Administrators, Leaders
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Mayya, Shreemathi S.; Martis, Maxie; Ashok, Lena; Monteiro, Ashma Dorothy – SAGE Open, 2021
Higher education is anticipating vacancies in senior leadership positions over the coming years. Women are likely to be candidates for these openings, as the number of women pursuing doctoral degrees is rising. However, in the present scenario, there is a dearth of women in senior leadership positions in India. With a purpose to identify the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Teacher Leadership
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von Munkwitz-Smith, Jeff – College and University, 2020
Luisa Havens Gerardo is Vice President for Enrollment Management at Virginia Tech. She has served the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) as president, vice president for access and equity, chair of the international admissions committee, and member of the nominations committee and the program committee…
Descriptors: College Administration, Women Administrators, Foreign Students, Registrars (School)
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MacGill, Belinda; Whitehead, Kay; Rigney, Lester – History of Education Review, 2022
Purpose: This article explores the childhood, professional life and social activism of Alice Rigney (1942-2017) who became Australia's first Aboriginal woman principal in 1986. Design/methodology/approach: The article draws on interviews with Alice Rigney along with newspapers, education department correspondence and reports of relevant…
Descriptors: Educational History, Women Administrators, Indigenous Populations, Principals
Metzger, Janet Jeannine – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This multiple case study focused on three Native American women superintendents' self-efficacy beliefs and the impact of the Indigenous culture on their decision making as they led their school district through the COVID-19 pandemic. Albert Bandura's self-efficacy theory served as the underpinning theory of this study. The qualitative research…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Women Administrators, American Indians, Self Efficacy
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Buster-Williams, Kimberley – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
Kimberley Buster-Williams, Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia, reflects upon her career progression and the early years, how she has approached leadership using her grandmother's quips, and what she's experienced, adjusted to, and learned along the way. Additionally, she shares how she would…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Enrollment Management, College Administration, Leadership Role
Langdon, Kerri – ProQuest LLC, 2022
The perceptions and experiences of female community college administrators, particularly those that are part of the Millennial generation, have often been neglected in current research. This study examines community college leadership in a new context, by exploring the lived experiences of female identifying Millennials. More specifically, this…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Community Colleges, Generational Differences
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