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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
WIA Report: Weekly Newsletter April 2, 2013
Women in Academia Report celebrates women's progress in higher education and explores
issues of gender equity at U.S. colleges and universities. Click on any of
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Weekly Newsletter April 2, 2013
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has taught at several universities and served for four years as
lieutenant governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Mitt
Romney administration. She will become Babson’s first woman president
on July 1.
The study by
researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of
Michigan found that women with high skill levels in mathematics but lower
abilities in verbal skills are the ones who tend to pursue careers in
Abdullah has announced she is stepping down as president of the
two-year college in Newark, New Jersey, and will be replaced on an
interim basis by Gale Gibson, senior vice president for academic
Researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario,
have produced a study that finds that companies that have a significant
number of women on their board of directors do better than companies
where men dominate the boards.