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Bombshell Lawsuit Against Dartmouth
November 16, 2018 article from Inside Higher Ed
Summary: Federal complaint says college repeatedly ignored reports of three former professors’ “Animal House” behavior in harassing students.

Why Colleges Should Require Faculty Diversity Statements
November 15, 2018 opinion piece from Inside Higher Ed
Summary: The University of California, Los Angeles, is right to do so, argues Carmen Mitchell, and other institutions would be smart to follow suit.

The Impact of Female Chairs
November 14, 2018 article from Inside Higher Ed
Summary: What a difference a chair makes: study finds female chairs improve departments’ gender diversity and equity.

How a Department Took On the Next Frontier in the #MeToo Movement
November 9, 2018 article from The Chronicle of Higher Education (requires subscription or access from campus)
Summary: It’s one thing to crack down on overt harassment, but dealing with subtle sexism is a different story. One grad student pushed her professors to try.

Gender on Campus
November-December dedicated issue of Academe from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) 

How gender bias influences Nobel Prizes
October 26, 2018 article from MIT Technology Review
Summary: Women receive Nobel Prizes in science significantly less often than might be predicted from their representation in those fields. But why?

Sharing Diversity Work: Notes for White Faculty
October 26, 2018 article from Inside Higher Ed
Summary: Jessica Welburn Paige outlines what faculty members who are not members of underrepresented groups can do to become more engaged in diversity and inclusion efforts.

A Stanford Study Offers Insights As To Why There Are So Few Women In STEM
September 30, 2018 Forbes

AWIS (Association for Women In Science) Research on Broadening Participation for Women in STEM
Contains multiple articles on topics like Broadening Participation and Equitable Workplaces.

We Make Tenure Decisions Unfairly. Here’s a Better Way.
March 27, 2018 article from The Chronicle of Higher Education

Student Evaluations Can’t Be Used to Assess Professors
March 19, 2018 Slate article
Summary: Our research shows they’re biased against women. That means using them is illegal.

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