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When Is the Optimal Time For Programs to Encourage Girls to Consider STEM Fields?


A new study challenges the view that efforts to increase interest among girls into STEM fields should begin in elementary or middle school. The authors of a new University of Illinois study believe that such programs will be more effective in late adolescence.

Growing number of community colleges focus on diversity and inclusion


Community colleges typically enroll a broad range of students, but many are doubling down on efforts to promote diversity and inclusion even as they face resistance -- sometimes from within their own ranks.

New Report Shows the Persisting Gender Gap in Faculty Pay at Colleges and Universities


The average salary for women full professors in the 2017-18 academic year is $100,917. For male full professors, the average salary is $106,820. The gender pay exists at all academic ranks but is smaller at the associate and assistant professor and instructor and lecturer ranks.

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