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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson Named as the Next Leader of the University of Texas at El Paso

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson Named as the Next Leader of the University of Texas at El Paso

Since May 2017, Dr. Wilson has been Secretary of the United States Air Force. Earlier in her career, she was president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. From 1998 to 2009, Dr. Wilson served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Mexico.

Federal Lawsuit Seeks Admissions Data by Gender at U.S. Service Academies

Federal Lawsuit Seeks Admissions Data by Gender at U.S. Service Academies

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense on behalf of the Service Women’s Action Network.

New Faculty Posts at Leading Universities for Six Women

New Faculty Posts at Leading Universities for Six Women

Taking on new teaching roles are Margaret Karagas at Dartmouth, Jennifer Alexander at the Air Force Academy, Naomi Halas at Rice University, Constance Iloh at the University of California, Irvine, Nancy Nelson Hodges at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro and Deepa Bhojwani at the University of Southern California.

Reported Cases of Sexual Assault Drop at U.S. Military Academies

Reported Cases of Sexual Assault Drop at U.S. Military Academies

The study reports there were 70 sexual assaults at the three academies during the 2012-13 academic year. This was down from 80 sexual assaults in the prior academic year. Forty-five of the 70 reported cases were at the Air Force Academy.

The First Woman President of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

The First Woman President of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Heather Wilson is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives. She is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and was a Rhodes Scholar, earning a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in international relations at Oxford University.

Reported Cases of Sexual Assault Increase at U.S. Military Academies

Reported Cases of Sexual Assault Increase at U.S. Military Academies

Of the 80 reported sexual assaults this year, 38 of the victims sought medical help or advocacy services but did not seek an official investigation or press sexual assault charges.

Dean of Faculty at the U.S. Air Force Academy Announces She Will Step Down

Dean of Faculty at the U.S. Air Force Academy Announces She Will Step Down

Brigadier General Dana Born, a controversial figure on campus who has been dean of the faculty since 2004, announced that she will leave her post at the end of the academic year.

Three Cadets Face Sexual Assault Charges at the U.S. Air Force Academy

Three Cadets Face Sexual Assault Charges at the U.S. Air Force Academy

All three cases will be dealt with by a hearing officer who will recommend to the academy’s superintendent if a court martial is warranted.

Saluting Women's Graduation Rate Performance at the U.S. Service Academies

Saluting Women’s Graduation Rate Performance at the U.S. Service Academies

At the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, women graduate at a slightly higher rate then men.

Reported Sexual Assaults Up Sharply at the U.S. Service Academies

Reported Sexual Assaults Up Sharply at the U.S. Service Academies

In the 2010-11 academic year there were 65 reported sexual assaults at the three major service academies, up 59 percent from the previous year.

The Huge Gender Gap at the U.S. Service Academies

The Huge Gender Gap at the U.S. Service Academies

At the U.S. service academies, women do not make up even one third of the total enrollments.