October 10, 2003
Duke and Princeton Will Spend More to Make Female Professors Happy
In response to recommendations from their own professors, Duke and Princeton Universities have each pledged to spend millions of dollars to make their campuses better places for female faculty members.
Princeton announced last month that it had appointed a new administrator to oversee gender-equity issues after a group of professors spent more than a year studying the status of female faculty members. The Task Force on the Status of Women Faculty in the Natural Sciences and Engineering