Bias in education against men???!?!?!?!?!? No freakin way dude....
WOMEN IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Where the Elite Teach, It's Still a Man's World
The women who do get hired at major research universities often find a 'toxic atmosphere'
At first glance, higher education today might seem like a woman's world. Women make up about 60 percent of the undergraduate population, and in 2001-2, for the first time, more doctorates earned in the United States went to American women than to American men, according to the National Science Foundation's "Survey of Earned Doctorates."
The Status of Kentucky Women in Higher Education
In the past, women typically achieved lower levels of education than men here and across the nation. Here, the author examines the new gender gap, the dramatic reversal of long-standing trends in college attendance and graduation rates by gender.
In recent years, young women have begun to enroll in college and complete four-year degrees at higher rates than men at national and state levels. While the academic strengths and pursuits of women differ from those of men, the emergence of higher educational achievement among women may have profound implications for their future status.
o Female students earn better grades than male students in high school.
o Compared to male students, female high school students are more likely to attend college following their graduation.
o Women comprise the majority of students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
o The baccalaureate graduation rates of women are significantly higher than they are for men.
o Women earn the majority of associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees awarded annually.