Women Are Underrepresented in Student Government

Women now make up a healthy majority of all enrollments in higher education. But women continue to be underrepresented in student government positions. According to the American Student Government Association, about 40 percent of student body presidents at U.S. colleges and universities are women. The shortfall is even greater at the nation’s most prestigious schools. Less than a third of student body presidents at the nation’s 50 highest-ranked colleges are women.

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