Women have made impressive strides in college leadership in recent years. They now hold nearly one-third of chief executive positions and represent 48 percent of chief academic officers, according to CUPA-HR’s latest data. But women leaders must still contend with the proverbial boys’ club and with cultural assumptions about how they should behave – and look.
This Chronicle collection includes must-read articles on the obstacles these women face and the strategies they rely on to advance. Among their essential skills: developing a supportive network, clearly communicating their values, managing conflict, and, as one leader put it, knowing when to focus and when to rely on peripheral vision.
SECTION 1: Women in the Leadership Ranks
SECTION 2: Why Administration?
SECTION 3: Advice & Tools for Women Leaders
Date: April 2023
Digital file size: 2.7 MB
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