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Report Documents the Decline of Child Care Facilities on College Campuses

Report Documents the Decline of Child Care Facilities on College Campuses

A study by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research found that the percentage of all community colleges with child care centers on campus declined from 53 percent in 2003 to 44 percent in 2015. At four-year public universities, the percentage of all institutions with on-campus child care centers declined from 55 percent to 49 percent.

More Than One Quarter of U.S. College Students Have Dependent Children

More Than One Quarter of U.S. College Students Have Dependent Children

One finding from a new report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research finds that 26 percent of all U.S. college students have dependent children. Of these college students who are parents, 71 percent are women.

Report Documents Huge Shortage of Minority Women Faculty in STEM Disciplines

Report Documents Huge Shortage of Minority Women Faculty in STEM Disciplines

In 2010, underrepresented minority women made up just 2.1 percent of all faculty in STEM disciplines whereas underrepresented minority women were about 13 percent of the total U.S. working-age population.

Child Care Facilities for Single-Parent Students Are Scarce on American College Campuses

A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research finds a serious shortage of child care facilities for student parents on college campuses.