- 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 60: Women's Leadership in Education: University Presidents
Women's Leadership in Education: University Presidents
One of the most critical challenges that all organizations face today is the shortage of prepared, effective, and ethical leaders, and this is indeed the case within higher education. A subset of this overarching challenge includes specific concerns related to preparing, hiring, maintaining, and supporting senior women administrators. The fairly recent appointment of Drew Gilpin Faust as the first female president of Harvard University has definitely ignited a plethora of media articles, reports, and stories on women's leadership in colleges and universities across the ...