How Babies Alter Careers for Academics

Having children often bumps women off the tenure track, a new study shows

Graphic: How Babies Affect Tenure

Related article: How Colleges Can Help Faculty Members With Children

Colloquy Live: Read the transcript of a live, online discussion with Mary Ann Mason, dean of the graduate division at the University of California at Berkeley and director of a new study that concluded that having children wreaks havoc on the careers of academic women.By ROBIN WILSON