publication . Other literature type . Conference object . 2012

Access and Definition: Exploring how STEM Faculty, Department Heads, and University Policy Administrators Navigate the Implementation of a Parental Leave Policy

Schimpf, C.; Santiago, M. M.; Alice Pawley;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Access and Definition: Exploring how STEM Faculty, Department Heads and University Policy Administrators Navigate the Enactment of a Parental Leave Policy A key feature in various reports exploring women’s persisting underrepresentation in STEM faculty positions in the US is the need to disseminate policy information to all stakeholders involved in issues relating to women STEM faculty underrepresentation and retention. Indeed, the National Academies of Science Beyond Barriers and Bias: Fulfilling the Potential of Women Academic Science and Engineering (2007) and the AAUW’s Why so Few?(2010) identify institutional policies, like parental leave, as a way to addre...
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free text keywords: 2012, ASEE, parental leave, STEM, faculty, Engineering Education
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