Women in leadership positions at the UI make their mark on campus

The Daily Iowan
By Day Martinez-Soto

The University of Iowa has gained national recognition for its support of women in leadership positions across its campus.

A study by Andrea Silbert, Magdalena Punty, and Elizabeth Brodbine Ghoniem — authors of the Women’s Power Gap study series for the Eos Foundation — examined 130 research institutions to assess gender gaps in leadership, ranking the UI at No. 4.

The study compared data from each institution to determine which have made efforts to shrink the gap between men and women in positions of power, including top leadership (president, provost, and board chair), academic deans, president’s cabinet (net of academic deans), and governing boards.

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