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    • Helping Women to Succeed in Higher Education: Supporting Student-Parents with Child Care 

      Terry Long, Bridget (The Hamilton Project, 2017-10-01)
      Women have surpassed men in college enrollment. This trend is particularly pronounced among non-traditional students, including part-time and older students—two groups that face significant challenges in higher education. ...
    • Single Mothers with College Degrees: Much Less Likely to Live in Poverty 

      Gault, Barbara; Milli, Jessica; Reichlin Cruse, Lindsey (Institute for Women's Policy Research, 2018-07-01)
      Earning a postsecondary degree is a well-established pathway out of poverty, and degrees are especially life-changing for women raising children on their own. Analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research finds ...
    • The Educational Progress of Women 

      U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; National Center For Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; National Center For Education Statistics, 1995-11-01)
      Over the past two decades, women have made substantial educational progress. The large gaps between the educational levels of women and men that were evident in the early 1970s have essentially disappeared for the younger ...
    • The Representation and Pay of Women and Minorities in Higher Education Administration: Institutions That Are Getting It Right 

      McChesney, Jasper (College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2017-08-01)
      When we think of diversity and equity in higher education, we may think first of students. However, diversity in faculty and staff is also important. Administrators, in particular, engage in many functions that represent ...
    • Voices from the Field Women of Color Presidents in Higher Education 

      Gray, Ashley (American Council on Education; TIAA Institute, 2018)
      This report from the ACPS shows that the representation of women in the college presidency has nearly tripled since 1986, although women remained underrepresented in 2016. About one-third of college and university presidents ...
    • Women See Value and Benefits of College; Men Lag on Both Fronts, Survey Finds 

      Wang, Wendy; Parker, Kim (Pew Research Center, 2011-08-17)
      At a time when women surpass men by record numbers in college enrollment and completion, they also have a more positive view than men about the value higher education provides, according to a nationwide Pew Research Center ...