To Recruit and Advance: Women Students and Faculty in Science and Engineering
National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Committee on Women in Science and Engineering, Committee on the Guide to Recruiting and Advancing Women Scientists and Engineers in Academia
National Academies Press, Aug 11, 2006 - Education - 148 pages
Although more women than men participate in higher education in the United States, the same is not true when it comes to pursuing careers in science and engineering. To Recruit and Advance: Women Students and Faculty in Science and Engineering identifies and discusses better practices for recruitment, retention, and promotion for women scientists and engineers in academia. Seeking to move beyond yet another catalog of challenges facing the advancement of women in academic science and engineering, this book describes actions actually taken by universities to improve the situation for women. Serving as a guide, it examines the following:
This guide offers numerous solutions that may be of use to other universities and colleges and will be an essential resource for anyone interested in improving the position of women students, faculty, deans, provosts, and presidents in science and engineering.