24 Mar '12, 5pm

Women Still Shut Out From Top University Posts | Care2 Causes

Women Still Shut Out From Top University Posts | Care2 Causes

Women in academic continue to hit a glass ceiling in university administration. The Times Higher Education Supplement cites research by Louise Morley, professor of education at the University of Sussex, who has found that female academics often “get stuck in bureaucratic middle management roles” rather than attaining the higher echelons of university posts. That is, women are becoming the directors of communications, finance or human resources, but not university presidents. In Australia, Morley found that women hold 40 percent of pro vice-chancellorships but only 18 percent of vice-chancellor roles. In Europe, only 13 per cent of higher education institutions in Europe are led by women. The figure is even lower for research-intensive universities, where only 9 percent have a woman leader; in the UK, only one such university, the University of Manchester, is led by a woman...

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