Educational Administration, Department of

 

Date of this Version

7-2003

Document Type

Article

Citation

Journal of Women in Educational Leadership, Vol. 1, No.3-July 2003 ISSN: 1541-6224

Comments

© 2003 Pro>Active Publications

Abstract

Women have constituted a majority of students in American colleges and universities since 1979. Women earned more than half of all associates, bachelors and masters degrees and more than one-third of all doctorates (Touchton & Davis, 1991). Even with these numbers, the study of women in higher education has often been overlooked (Glazer, Bensimon, & Townsend, 1993). Women in Higher Education: An Encyclopedia atones for overlooking "almost entirely women's role as shapers and interpreters of the academy" (Glazer et al., p. ix). The editors have created a comprehensive source of information and resources related to women in higher education in the United States.

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