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That's Dr. So-and-So to You

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Julianne Malveaux, former president of Bennett College (shown here at a panel in New York), feels strongly that if men's academic titles are used, women's should be, too. "I insist on equivalency," she says.
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Julianne M. Malveaux recently threw what she termed a "hot tantrum" on Facebook after she received an e-mail from a co-worker that addressed a male colleague as "Dr." but her as "Ms."

Ms. Malveaux has a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts...

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