Monday, August 17, 2009

News: Hiring Women as Full Professors

When colleges and universities release reports about the state of gender equity on their faculties, administrators quickly follow up with a caveat: The numbers may look out of balance over all, they say, but that's because most of the senior professors are all men, and the greater share of women among junior professors provides reassurance that things will get better over time. Do you believe it's fair to hire professors based on gender? Why or why not?

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