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Barnali Gupta Will Be the Next Dean of the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University

Barnali Gupta Will Be the Next Dean of the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University

Dr. Gupta currently serves as professor of economics and associate dean for curriculum in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is the first woman to hold the rank of full professor of economics at the university.

Has the Pandemic Caused Women to Reconsider Whether to Go to Business Schools?

Has the Pandemic Caused Women to Reconsider Whether to Go to Business Schools?

On April 30, a survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council found that 55 percent of women respondents were very concerned or extremely concerned about their decision to pursue business school education due to the impact of COVID-19. Only 37 percent of male candidates for business school expressed similar concerns.

Erika James Will Be the First Woman to Lead the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Erika James Will Be the First Woman to Lead the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

When she takes office on July 1, Erika James will be the first woman and the first African American to lead the prestigious business school since its founding in 1881. Since 2014, Dr. James has been serving as dean of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta.

Gender Equity in the Legal Profession: Still a Long Way to Go

Gender Equity in the Legal Profession: Still a Long Way to Go

Women now make up a majority of the enrollments and degree earners at American law schools. But they are only 38 percent of the nation’s attorneys, less than 40 percent of the nation’s judges, and only 35 percent of the deans at American law schools.

The Inaugural Director of the Nursing School at Grove City College in Pennsylvania

The Inaugural Director of the Nursing School at Grove City College in Pennsylvania

Dr. Janey Roach comes to Grove City College from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Schools of Nursing where she was the director of faculty affairs at Shadyside School of Nursing. She previously served on the faculty of UPMC’s St. Margaret Hospital School of Nursing.

The Gender Gap in Medical School Enrollments Is Widening in Women's Favor

The Gender Gap in Medical School Enrollments Is Widening in Women’s Favor

For the past four years, women’s enrollments in U.S. medical schools have increased by at least 3 percent annually. During the same time period, the enrollment of men has declined slightly. Since 2010, the number of women enrolled in medical school is up 25.5 percent. For men, the increase has been 10.8 percent.

The Gender Gap in Student Enrollments at American Law Schools

The Gender Gap in Student Enrollments at American Law Schools

The American Bar Association has compiled and published enrollment and degree completion data for its member law schools. Statistics show that in juris doctorate degree programs, women are a majority of students at 125 of the 202 American law schools.

Nancy Brown Appointed to Serve as the Next Dean of Yale Medical School

Nancy Brown Appointed to Serve as the Next Dean of Yale Medical School

Brown is currently the Hugh Jackson Morgan Professor and chair of the department of medicine at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She will become dean of Yale Medical School on February 1, 2020.

For the First Time in History, Women Make Up the Majority of First-Year Law Students at the University of Alabama

For the First Time in History, Women Make Up the Majority of First-Year Law Students at the University of Alabama

This historic milestone at the University of Alabama mirrors a national trend. According to the American Bar Association, women have outnumbered men in law school classrooms across the country since 2016.

The Gender Gap in First-Year Enrollments at U.S. Law Schools

The Gender Gap in First-Year Enrollments at U.S. Law Schools

In the fall of 2018, 38,390 students began study at U.S. law schools. Of these, 20,366, or 53.1 percent, are women. Among the law schools where women make up at least 62 percent of the first-year students are North Carolina Central University, Boston University, New England Law School, St. Thomas University in Florida, and the University of Toledo.

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

The new deans are Verna L. Williams at the University of Cincinnati, Melanie Stein at Ithaca College in New York, Denise Rush as Boston Architectural College, Alexis Abramson at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, Janis Terpenney at the University of Tennessee, and Beth McNeil at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

The First All-Women Senior Editorial Board at the <em>Cornell Law Review</em>

The First All-Women Senior Editorial Board at the Cornell Law Review

he Cornell Law Review has elected a senior editorial board made up entirely of women for the first time in the student-edited journal’s history. The new board also believes that this is the first all-female senior editorial board of a law journal at any of the top 14 law schools in the country.

Six Medical Schools Partner With TIME'S UP Healthcare to Support Women in Medicine

Six Medical Schools Partner With TIME’S UP Healthcare to Support Women in Medicine

The participating institutions are the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, the Drexel University College of Medicine, the Mayo Clinic, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Health, and Yale School of Medicine.

The U.S. Medical Schools That Had the Largest Percentage of Women Matriculants in 2018

The U.S. Medical Schools That Had the Largest Percentage of Women Matriculants in 2018

Women made up 51.6 percent of first-time, first-year students at U.S. medical schools in 2018. Women were 66 percent of new medical students at the University of New Mexico, the highest percentage in the nation. The lowest percentage of women matriculatns was at the medical school of the University of South Dakota.

Ann E. Harrison to Be the Next Dean of Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley

Ann E. Harrison to Be the Next Dean of Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley

Currently, Dr. Harrison is the William H. Wurster Professor of Multinational Management and professor of business economics and public policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining the faculty at Wharton in 2012, Dr. Harrison was director of development policy at the World Bank.

All Four Finalists for Dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Georgia Are Women

All Four Finalists for Dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Georgia Are Women

The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy has announced a field of four finalists to serve as dean. All four finalists will visit campus by the end of the month for a series of interviews and public presentations. All four finalists are women.

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Karen Abrams Named the Next Dean of Duke Law School

Professor Abrams, who will become dean of Duke Law School on July 1, is the vice provost for faculty affairs and professor of law at the University of Virginia. She joined the faculty there in 2005. From 2002, to 2005, Professor Abrams taught at the New York University School of Law.

The Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Ranks

The Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Ranks

Data from the American Association of Medical Colleges shows that in 2016 there were 65,888 women faculty members at U.S. medical schools. There were 100,318 male faculty members. Thus, women made up 39.6 percent of all medical school faculty. Women were 22.8 percent of all full professors.

A Watershed Moment for Women at U.S. Medical Schools

A Watershed Moment for Women at U.S. Medical Schools

In 2017, there were 10,810 women who matriculated at U.S. medical schools, compared to 10,516 men. This is the first time in history that more women have entered U.S. medical schools than men.

Bonnie Rush Is Leading the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University

Bonnie Rush Is Leading the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University

Dr. Rush, a professor of internal equine medicine and specializes in equine respiratory disease, is serving as interim dean. She joined the faculty at the veterinary school in 1993 and served as head of the clinical sciences department from 2006 to 2017.

Three Women Join the Faculty at the Wayne State University School of Law in Detroit

Three Women Join the Faculty at the Wayne State University School of Law in Detroit

The three women who have joined the faculty at the law school at Wayne State University in Detroit are Anne Choike, Sanjukta Paul, and Rebecca Robichaud.

Two Women Named Dean at Major Law Schools

Two Women Named Dean at Major Law Schools

Joan R.M. Bullock has been named the next dean of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California, and Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky has been selected as the next dean of the University of Missouri School of Law. Both will take office on July 1.

Dean Jennifer Bard Placed on Leave at the University of Cincinnati College of Law

Dean Jennifer Bard Placed on Leave at the University of Cincinnati College of Law

On July 1, 2015, Jennifer S. Bard became dean of the College of Law at the University of Cincinnati. She is the first woman dean in the 184-year history of the law school. Now, the interim provost at the university has placed Dean Bard on administrative leave.

Three Women Named Dean at Major U.S. Law Schools

Three Women Named Dean at Major U.S. Law Schools

Cathy Cox was selected as the next dean of the School of Law at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Marcilynn Burke was named dean of the University of Oregon School of Law and Susan Duncan will be the next dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law.

The First Woman Dean of Yale Law School

The First Woman Dean of Yale Law School

Professor Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale and is the director of the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project. When she takes office on July 1, she will become the 17th person and the first woman to hold the position as dean of Yale Law School.

A Healthy Rise in Women Applicants and Matriculants to Medical Schools

A Healthy Rise in Women Applicants and Matriculants to Medical Schools

In 2016, there were 38,773 students who applied to medical schools. Of these, 19,682, or 50.8 percent, were women. This is the first time since 2007 that the number of women applicants was higher than the number of men.

The U.S. Medical Schools That Graduate the Highest Number of Women

The U.S. Medical Schools That Graduate the Highest Number of Women

During the 2014-15 academic year, the University of Illinois issued medial degrees to 156 women, the most of any medical school in the United States. At many high ranking-medical schools, women graduates outnumbered men.

A Check-Up on the Status of Women on U.S. Medical School Faculties

A Check-Up on the Status of Women on U.S. Medical School Faculties

In 2015, there were 61,924 women teaching at U.S. medical schools. They made up 38.7 percent of the total faculty. Women were even more underrepresented at the highest faculty ranks. Only 28.3 percent of all full professors were women in 2015.

Law School Dean Completes the Boston Marathon in Her Eighth Month of Pregnancy

Law School Dean Completes the Boston Marathon in Her Eighth Month of Pregnancy

Jocelyn Benson, dean of the Wayne University Law School in Detroit, is expecting her first child on June 4. On April 18, Dr. Benson, with the approval of her doctor, competed in and finished the Boston Marathon.

Two Women Are Finalists for Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Two Women Are Finalists for Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Linda A. Lewandowski is the associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts College of Nursing and Linda Scott is the associate dean for academic affairs at the School of Nursing of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

First Students Complete the New MBA Program at St. Catherine University

First Students Complete the New MBA Program at St. Catherine University

Traditional undergraduate programs at St. Catherine University in Minnesota are reserved for women. But the university also enrolls about 1,500 students in co-educational graduate programs. Recently, the first 18 students completed study in the university’s new MBA program. Seventeen are women.

Three Women Among the Four Finalists for Dean of Colorado Law

Three Women Among the Four Finalists for Dean of Colorado Law

The three women finalists are all law school professors. They are Mary Anne Bobinski of the University of British Columbia, Laura Gomez of the University of California, Los Angeles, and Angela Onwuachi-Willig of the University of Iowa.

Angelique EagleWoman to Lead a Canadian Law School

Angelique EagleWoman to Lead a Canadian Law School

Angelique EagleWoman was appointed dean of the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. A member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation in South Dakota, she currently is a professor of law at the University of Idaho.

The Gender Gap in Salaries for Business School Graduates

The Gender Gap in Salaries for Business School Graduates

The data shows that women earned slightly lower salaries in their first jobs after graduating from business school than men. But six to eight years after leaving business schools, a significant gender gap in median salaries had opened up.

New Report Shows Status of Women in Academic Medicine

New Report Shows Status of Women in Academic Medicine

A new report from the Association of American Medical Colleges finds that while women have made some progress in academic medicine, they have a very long way to go before they near parity with men.