- Subject index
This work within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. Although covering historical and contemporary barriers to women’s leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, this two-volume set focuses as well on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains and is centered on the 101 most important topics, issues, questions, and debates specific to women and gender. Entries provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry, but lack the jargon, detail, and density of a journal article.Key FeaturesProvides a list of further readings and references after each entry, as well as a detailed index and an online version of the work to maximize accessibility for today's student audience.
Chapter 59: Women as Leaders in Women's Colleges
Women as Leaders in Women's Colleges
What is a women's college? Why are women's colleges still relevant today, now that higher education is dominated by coeducational institutions? What research base exists on the benefits of attending a women's college and how women's colleges encourage the development of leadership skills in women? What are the institutional characteristics of women's colleges that are unique to those institutions, and what institutional characteristics could be transferred to coeducational institutions to encourage women to attain leadership skills? What strategies do women's colleges use to encourage ...