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The Gender Gap in Degree Attainments Among African Americans

The Gender Gap in Degree Attainments Among African Americans

There is a major gender gap in degree awards at all levels among African Americans. In the 2016-17 academic year, Black women earned 66.9 percent of all associate’s degrees, 64.1 percent of all bachelor’s degrees, 70.1 percent of all master’s degrees, and 68.4 percent of all research doctorates awarded to African Americans.

Stanford University — Associate or Full Professor, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Stanford University — Associate or Full Professor, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Stanford University invites applications for an associate or full professor position affiliated with the Program in Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies and located within a humanities or social science department to begin September 1, 2019.

Howard University Makes Great Strides in Gender Diversity in Engineering

Howard University Makes Great Strides in Gender Diversity in Engineering

At the College of Engineering and Architecture at Howard University, 43 percent of students who earned engineering degrees in 2016 were women. This is more than double the national average. The percentage of women assistant professors in the college increased from 9 percent in 2015 to 39 percent today.

The Large Gender Gap in Awards of Degrees and Certificates to African Americans

The Large Gender Gap in Awards of Degrees and Certificates to African Americans

In the 2016-17 academic year, Black women received 66.9 percent of all associate’s degrees, 64.1 percent of all bachelor’s degrees, 70.1 percent of all master’s degrees, and 68 percent of all research doctorates awarded to African Americans.

The Large Gender Gap in Degree Attainments Among African Americans

The Large Gender Gap in Degree Attainments Among African Americans

During the 2015-16 academic year, African Americans earned 570,354 degrees and certificates at degree-granting institutions in the United States. Of these, 65.3 percent were earned by Black women. Black women earned nearly 70 percent of all master’s degrees awarded to African Americans.

The Gender Gap in African American Educational Attainment

The Gender Gap in African American Educational Attainment

Black women now hold a lead over Black men at all degree levels. Black women now hold huge leads in master’s and professional degree attainments. In recent years, Black women have also taken the lead in doctoral degrees.

Differences Between White and Black Women in Perceived Gender Discrimination

Differences Between White and Black Women in Perceived Gender Discrimination

Half of Black women reported that they had experienced gender discrimination in salary or job promotions. Some 40 percent of Black women said they were subjected to gender discrimination during the job hiring practice.

Spelman College in Atlanta Will Admit Transgender Students in 2018

Spelman College in Atlanta Will Admit Transgender Students in 2018

Spelman College in Atlanta announced that for the class that will enter college in the fall of 2018 it “will consider for admission women students including students who consistently live and self-identify as women, regardless of their gender assignment at birth.” Most of the nation’s leading women’s colleges made similar decisions two or three years ago.

Texas Southern University Law School Sanctioned for Alleged Gender Discrimination

Texas Southern University Law School Sanctioned for Alleged Gender Discrimination

An American Bar Association investigative committee visited the campus and heard complaints relating to sexual harassment and gender discrimination and determined that the law school was not meeting the standards set by the ABA.

Spelman College in Atlanta To Decide Whether to Admit Transgender Students

Spelman College in Atlanta To Decide Whether to Admit Transgender Students

Spelman College, the historically Black liberal arts educational institution for women in Atlanta, has announced that it will convene a task force that will make recommendations on whether the college should admit transgender students.

North Carolina Central University to Offer a Minor in Women and Gender Studies

North Carolina Central University to Offer a Minor in Women and Gender Studies

The new program will begin this coming fall. North Carolina Central University states that the minor degree program in women and gender studies is the first of its kind among historically Black universities in North Carolina.

Stanford Political Scientist Examines Gender Differences in Multiracial Identity

Stanford Political Scientist Examines Gender Differences in Multiracial Identity

A new study authored by Lauren D. Davenport, an assistant professor of political science at Stanford University in California, finds that women who are children of interracial couples are more likely to identify themselves as biracial than men who are children of interracial couples.

A Snapshot of the Gender Gap in African American Enrollments in Higher Education

A Snapshot of the Gender Gap in African American Enrollments in Higher Education

In October 2014, there were 1,802,000 Black women enrolled in all levels of higher education in the United States, compared to 1,132,000 Black men. Thus, women made up 61.4 percent of all African American enrollments.

University Study Finds Gender and Sexual Identity Differences in Openness to Interracial Dating

University Study Finds Gender and Sexual Identity Differences in Openness to Interracial Dating

A new study by researchers at the University of Massachusetts and the University of Texas finds White straight males and White lesbians are more open to interracial dating than White gay men and White straight women.

The Gender Gap in African American Degree Attainment

The Gender Gap in African American Degree Attainment

The gender gap is most pronounced for holders of master’s degrees. In 2014, there were 964,000 Black women who held a master’s degree but no higher degree. For Black men, the figure was 565,000.

Report Finds That Women of Color in Science Face Both Gender and Racial Bias

Report Finds That Women of Color in Science Face Both Gender and Racial Bias

Of the 60 women of color in STEM fields in the survey, all 60 women stated that they had been subjected to some sort of gender bias. In having to prove their competence to others, most of the Black women stated that race was more of a barrier than gender.

The Alarming Gender Gap in African American College Participation Rates

The Alarming Gender Gap in African American College Participation Rates

For African Americans, in 1994, men were nine percentage points more likely to enroll in college immediately after high school graduation. Now, Black women hold a 12 percentage point advantage.

Examining the Gender Gap in African American Degree Attainments

Examining the Gender Gap in African American Degree Attainments

There are 2,248,000 African American men over the age of 18 who have earned at least a bachelor’s degree compared to 3,283,000 African American women with at least a bachelor’s degree.

Gender Differences in Acceptance of Black Students at Predominantly White High Schools

Gender Differences in Acceptance of Black Students at Predominantly White High Schools

The research found that stereotypes about African American boys’ prowess in sports and their general perception as being “cool or street smart,” helps them cope in social situations better than African American girls.

The Gender Gap in African American Medical School Enrollments

The Gender Gap in African American Medical School Enrollments

Nationwide, women make up 47.2 percent of all medical school students in the United States. But for African Americans, the gender gap is significantly in favor of women.

Texas Study Seeks to Explain the Gender Gap in Educational Attainment for Blacks and Hispanics

Texas Study Seeks to Explain the Gender Gap in Educational Attainment for Blacks and Hispanics

Scholars from Texas A&M University and the University of Texas will conduct a study to examine how two- and four-year Texas higher education institutions are developing initiatives to address the educational crisis among Black and Hispanic men.

Study Finds the Gender Wage Gap Is Larger for Black Women Than It Is for White Women

Study Finds the Gender Wage Gap Is Larger for Black Women Than It Is for White Women

The study found that on average for all races, women are paid 77 cents for every dollar paid to men. But African American women are paid only 70 percent of every dollar paid to men of all races and only 64 cents for every dollar paid to non-Hispanic White men.

Kansas State University Study Looks at the Gender Aspect of Racial Profiling

Kansas State University Study Looks at the Gender Aspect of Racial Profiling

White women stopped by police were the most likely group to be let go with only a warning. Black women were just as likely as White men to be ticketed, arrested, or searched.

The Gender Gap in African American Degree Attainments

The Gender Gap in African American Degree Attainments

Black women hold a slight overall lead over Black men but the gender gap is much larger if we look only at younger Black women and younger Black men.

The Gender Gap in African-American Graduate School Enrollments

The Gender Gap in African-American Graduate School Enrollments

The Council of Graduate Schools has released new data on enrollments for the 2010-11 academic year. That year, there were 1,476,674 American citizens or permanent U.S. residents enrolled in U.S. graduate schools. Of these, 176,836, or 12 percent, were African Americans. So, in relation to relative percentages of the U.S. population, African-Americans have reached parity […]

The Racial Gender Gap in U.S. Dental Schools

The Racial Gender Gap in U.S. Dental Schools

In dental school enrollments, the large gender gap in favor of men exists only for whites.

University of Kentucky — Dean of Libraries

University of Kentucky — Dean of Libraries

he dean will lead with passion, creativity, and intelligence to cultivate an environment for interdisciplinary discovery and research, while transforming the libraries into hubs of life-long learning.

University of California, Los Angeles — Senior Director of Development, UCLA School of Law

University of California, Los Angeles — Senior Director of Development, UCLA School of Law

The Senior Director of Development will be responsible for developing and executing long- and short-term strategies to secure major and principal gifts from individuals, alumni, foundations and other entities in support of the school’s mission and strategic priorities.

Lehman College — Associate / Full Professor of Africana Studies

Lehman College — Associate / Full Professor of Africana Studies

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Caribbean Societies, African American politics and law.

University of California, Los Angeles  — Assistant/Associate Professor - Tenure Track orAssistant/Associate Professor - Clinical TrackSection of Restorative Dentistry

University of California, Los Angeles — Assistant/Associate Professor – Tenure Track orAssistant/Associate Professor – Clinical TrackSection of Restorative Dentistry

The University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry invites qualified applications for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor – tenure track or Assistant/Associate Professor – clinical track position in the Section of Restorative Dentistry.

Saint Michael's College — Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Mathematics

Saint Michael’s College — Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Mathematics

The successful candidate will be able to contribute to exciting and growing programs in Statistics, Mathematics, and Data Science, and support a wide range of partner disciplines through interdisciplinary collaborations, particularly a new institutional initiative in the Health Sciences.

Indiana University - Bloomington — Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Financial Management and Accounting

Indiana University – Bloomington — Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Financial Management and Accounting

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Bloomington seeks applications from accomplished professionals from the practitioner and/or academic ranks, for one non-tenure track position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the general field of financial management and accounting.

The University of Michigan — Open-Rank Faculty Position, Race and Digital Media

The University of Michigan — Open-Rank Faculty Position, Race and Digital Media

The University of Michigan’s Department of Communication Studies and the new Digital Studies Institute seek qualified applicants for a 50/50% jointly appointed open-rank (assistant, associate, or professor rank), tenure-track professor with research and teaching interests in Race and Digital Media.

University of California, Santa Barbara — Technology Management Program Temporary Teaching Positions

University of California, Santa Barbara — Technology Management Program Temporary Teaching Positions

The Technology Management Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, one of six academic units in the College of Engineering, invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary part-time lecturers for the academic year 2018- 2019 to help meet rapidly growing student demand for its undergraduate and graduate programs.

A Strong Vote of Confidence for Swarthmore College President Valerie Smith

A Strong Vote of Confidence for Swarthmore College President Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith, who took office as the 15th president of highly rated Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania on July 1, 2015, has had her contract extended through 2025. Before becoming president of Swarthmore College, Dr. Smith was dean of the college and the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature at Princeton University.

Three Black Scholars Presented With Notable Awards

Three Black Scholars Presented With Notable Awards

Donald “DJ” Mitchell, Jr., professor of higher education leadership at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, Gina Athena Ulysse, professor of anthropology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, Kofi Lomotey, the Bardo Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership at Western Carolina University.

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