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New Administrative Posts for Eight Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for Eight Women at Colleges and Universities

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

Scholar Finds a Hidden Bias Against Women Authors of Economics Papers

Scholar Finds a Hidden Bias Against Women Authors of Economics Papers

Erin Hengel, an American economist who teaches at the University of Liverpool, has completed a new study that finds that economics papers authored by women are more “readable” than those authored by men. However, despite being better written, articles authored by women take an average of six months longer to go through the peer-review process.

The New Provost at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas

The New Provost at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas

Terri L. Bonebright has been serving as a professor of psychology and dean of the faculty at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. She joined the faculty at DePauw University in 1995 and will begin her new job in July.

Sleep Deprivation Causes Misperceptions Among College-Age Men About Women's Desire for Sex

Sleep Deprivation Causes Misperceptions Among College-Age Men About Women’s Desire for Sex

Under circumstances where they were sleep deprived, college-age men perceived women’s interest in sex to be similar to their own, whereas as under normal sleep circumstances, men correctly perceived women as less interested in sex than themselves.