Brandeis ranked #5 in US for women in leadership

Brandeis Now
By Brian Messenger

A new report examining gender diversity among the leaders of the nation’s top research universities places Brandeis University in exclusive company.

The report, titled “The Women’s Power Gap at Elite Universities: Scaling the Ivory Tower,” was released in January by the Women’s Power Gap (WPG) Initiative and the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

Brandeis is ranked #5 out of 130 “R1” research universities and received particular recognition for its high percentage of women academic deans. Four of the five leaders of schools at Brandeis are women, including Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences Dorothy Hodgson, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Wendy Cadge, Brandeis International Business School Dean Dean Kathryn Graddy and Vice President of the Rabb School for Continuing Studies Lynne Rosansky. Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Carol A. Fierke is the leader of the academic enterprise at Brandeis.

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Article posted on Brandeis International Business School website