Adrian Tinsley

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Spring 1974


The following was a presentation at the Modern Language Association's convention in December 1973, under the heading, "Life Styles of Academic Women." We hope to print other portraits in future issues.

The token number of women in administration is increasing in a token way, at least in state and land-grant universities, according to a report from the National Association of Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. Eight hundred and sixty-four women held major administrative positions in 1972-73; while two years earlier, in 1970-71, sixty percent of the state universities and land-grant colleges surveyed had no women administrators who met the criteria of the survey and "The median number of women in top-level administration was zero."



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