Lynne Welch has compiled 26 provocative essays representing the latest research findings on the topic of women in higher education. This volume addresses issues which are particularly current and timely, including equity issues, mentoring, career mobility, challenges specific to various disciplines, support systems, division of labor in two-career households, communication styles, women administrators, and the minority woman. This volume is directed to men and women in higher education who are interested in the changes and challenges facing women in this field. Women in Higher Education is a collection of 26 essays grouped under six topic areas. The first, qWomen in Higher Education, q includes essays on support systems, choices and aspirations, and compatibility with maternity. qWomen in Their Disciplineq is comprised of six essays on challenges specific to the fields of Theology, Dance, Engineering, Nursing, and Women's Studies. qWomen and Their Workq discusses family division of labor, communication styles, commuter marriages, female support, and women managers. The fourth area, qWomen in Administration, q covers team play, women administrator characteristics, benefits and costs, and women managers. qMentoring and Women in Higher Educationq includes five essays exploring such topics as the mentor/mentee relationship and the downside of mentoring. qEquity Issuesq concludes this volume with discussions on non-tenured faculty, minority women, inequitable treatment, and taking the fast track.This volume is directed to men and women in higher education who are interested in the changes and challenges facing women in this field. Women in Higher Education is a collection of 26 essays grouped under six topic areas.
|Title||:||Women in Higher Education|
|Author||:||Lynne B. Welch|
|Publisher||:||Praeger Pub Text - 1990-01-01|