Despite Progress, Only 1 in 4 College Presidents Are Women

Michael Cohea, Brown U.

Presidents, past and present: Shirley Tilghman (left), Drew Faust, Christina Paxson
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When Cornell University’s new president takes office, in July, half of the Ivy League’s colleges will be led by women. Brown University’s female leader is its second in a row.

Over the past several years, a range of other institutions...

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