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Trailblazers and Rule Breakers: Influential Women in Higher Education

WOMEN IN HIGHER EDUCATION The Numbers Behind The Story In 1972, Title IX ensured equal access to higher education for both sexes. Forty-two years later, more women than men enter and graduate from college Earning Bachelor's Degree by 27 Years of Age [i] College Enrollment [i] Men 43% Women 32% Men 24% Women 57% But while women have made leaps and bounds as students, they're still lagging in one key area on the education front: college leadership roles. Men 74% of college and university presidents are male [i] 74% Women 26% Continuing at the current would take 48 years for women to hold half of all college presidencies in America. [iM] (1% every two years), it 100% 90% 80% 70% Year 60% 2062 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 2010 2015 2020 2025 2030 2035 2040 204 200 205 2060 206 In the U.S., women account for 24% of full professors (the highest rank) M IWomen (40%) | Men (60%) Women make up 40% of faculty members teaching at U.S. colleges and universities M IWomen (24%) Men (76%) In most fields of science and engineering, arts, humanities and social science, male full professors outnumbered females by nearly 4:1. One area where women have made major progress: THE IVY LEAGUE O out of 8 Ivy League Presidents 1993 are women 4 out of 8 Ivy League Presidents 2014 are women Sources: O https://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/2013menu_tables.asp ii http://www.bls.gov/news.release/nlsyth.nr0.htm [http://www.acenet.edu/the-presidency/columns-and-features/Pages/The-American-College-President- Study.aspx [iv]http://www.forbes.com/sites/lucielapovsky/2014/04/13/why-so-few-women-college-presidents/ [V] http://iwl.rutgers.edu/documents/njwomencount/Faculty%20Diversity-3.pdf [vi] http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21584316-women- may-fail-win-chairs-because-they-do-not-cite-themselves-enough-promotion eLearners.com

Trailblazers and Rule Breakers: Influential Women in Higher Education

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This infographic presents how high-powered women are challenging the status quo with bold innovations and policy changes to help schools – and, more importantly, their students – succeed.

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