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Study Finds Girls Are Alienated From Politics at an Early Age

Study Finds Girls Are Alienated From Politics at an Early Age

Students in grades 1 to 6 were given the task of drawing a political leader. Of the 1,604 students in the study, 66 percent drew a man as the primary political leader but only 13 percent depicted a woman. Of note, male political leaders dominated the drawings of students regardless of sex.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

The Founding Dean of the Medical School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Founding Dean of the Medical School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Barbara Atkinson, a professor emerita at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, has spent the past 18 months as planning dean at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In this role she has hired faculty and staff, raised funds, and developed curriculum.

Seven Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The women taking on new roles are Karen Levitov, Rachel Fester, Rebecca L. Kohler, Maureen McCarthy, Kelley Hartley Hutton, Deanna McCormick, and Lee Benton.