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Winter 1974


Women in elementary and secondary education have watched with envy these past few years as their sisters in higher education formed caucuses and affirmative action committees; consulted with and documented for HEW officials their institutions' hiring practices; and generally moved ahead to seek new opportunities in employment and training for women. Women were in demand in university presidents' offices, as assistants to deans, and as members of advisory committees to prestigious councils. Colleges and universities holding government contracts were responding to Presidential Executive Order 11246 which required them to demonstrate that their hiring practices were non-discriminatory with regard to sex as well as race.



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