Presentation on theme: "College of Education Gender Equity Study Mitzi Schumacher, Chair Mindy Isaacs, Graduate Assistant President’s Commission on Women Subcommittee on Economic."— Presentation transcript:
College of Education Gender Equity Study Mitzi Schumacher, Chair Mindy Isaacs, Graduate Assistant President’s Commission on Women Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity and Equity
Subcommittee Members Julia Ellis, PCW, later switched to staff subcommittee Kim Drummond, PCW Kelly Bevins, VP C.Ray’s Office Diane Gagel, Information Specialist
Goals & Outcomes Conduct two pilot studies College of Arts & Sciences and Education Develop a Web-Focus, self-service application for administrators Powerpoint presentations
Data Information derived from Faculty Data Base and HRS (Diane Gagel) Modifications: Deleted administrators – acting chairs, chairs, dean Deleted all instructors and lecturers with a base salary of 0 Analyses based on medians
Summing Up Representation Overall, females outnumber males Males are equally represented at each level Females are not equally distributed across the ranks 56% Females 44% Males 43% Asst29% Asst 24% Assc31% Assc 12% Prof32% Prof
Summing Up Compensation Males make more than females at each rank Female assistants make 93% of male assistants Female associates make 97% of male associates Female professors make 94% of male professors Regression lines on the scatter plots predict women make less than men
Salary & Time in Rank Most associates advance before 10 years. Salary compression at associate level for men, but not women. Salary compression not a problem for full professors.
How added compensation is made: Summer Research & Teaching Equal numbers of men and women do summer teaching and research, with women’s compensation equivalent across ranks and men’s increasing with rank.
Distribution of Effort Men teach more than women at assistant and associate ranks, women do more research. This is reversed at the full professor level.
Summing up DOE… DOEs sometimes considered to be fiction Used in promotion and tenure decision making Associate women do more administration than all other groups – does it derail their progress toward promotion to full?
Overall… College of Education has proportionally more women faculty than many other colleges Still women are more likely to be at lower ranks Women make lower salaries than men Some inequities are “made-up” by added compensation for assistant and associate, but not full professors
Resources The study of New Scholars at the Harvard Graduate School of Education http://www.gse.harvard.edu/~newscholars/s ummary.htm o Antonio, A.L. (2002). Faculty of Color Reconsidered: Retaining Scholars for the Future. Journal of Higher Education, 73, 582-602. oBowen, W.G. & Bok, D. (2000). The Shape of the River. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. oBell, E.L.J. & Nkomo, S.M. (2001). Our separate ways: Black and White women and the struggle for professional identity.Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. oInstitutional research including ethnicity & pay equity: NC State, Illinois-Urban /Champagne, California-Irvine, Wisconsin, & Duke
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