Women Pay Women More in Colleges and Universities

  • Women make up 45 percent of senior officers at female-led institutions, compared with 42 percent at male-led institutions.
  • Six in ten division heads are women at female-led institutions, compared with 55 percent at male-led institutions.
  • About 63 percent of administrators-such as chief diversity officers and chief purchasing officers-at female-led institutions are women, compared with only 61 percent of administrators at male-led institutions.
  • Female administrators at female-led institutions generally earn more than their counterparts at male-led institutions, but, reports Whitford, “regardless of whether an institution has a female or male president, female administrators are typically paid less than men.”
  • At institutions with female provosts, 48 percent of deans are women, compared to 43 percent at institutions with male provosts.
  • Women make up 53 percent of assistant professors at institutions with female provosts and 50 percent of assistant professors at institutions with male provosts.

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Author of ‘New Rules for Women: Revolutionizing the Way Women Work Together', OD Consultant, Keynote Speaker, and Workshop Trainer

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Anne Litwin

Anne Litwin

Author of ‘New Rules for Women: Revolutionizing the Way Women Work Together', OD Consultant, Keynote Speaker, and Workshop Trainer