College & Workforce Readiness Opinion

The Campus Gender Divide

By Richard Whitmire — October 04, 2010 1 min read
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Why does it make a difference if women make up close to 60 percent of the four-year degrees awarded? Won’t they just take the jobs that in years past were held by men? As the father of two daughters I like that notion, but in the real world it doesn’t work out that way. Men and women pursue different interests, which is why the campus gender divide matters. As this piece in the New York Times appropriately asks: Where’s the female Steve Jobs?

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