Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Women in Leadership Searches

Inside Higher Ed
By Rick Seltzer
May 1, 2017

A study presented Friday at the American Educational Research Association's annual meeting shines some light on the way women are hired for top higher education leadership positions in searches involving third-party executive search firms.

For the study, Harvard Ph.D. student Jeraul C. Mackey obtained access to proprietary data from a search firm that remained anonymous.  The data covered almost 500 searches over an eight-year period starting in 2009.  Mackey ultimately analyzed a subset of the data covering 250 searches for two- and four-year public and private nonprofit institutions.

Read the full article at the Inside Higher Ed website here.

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