The struggle for gender equity in university leadership

Any unfinished presidential mandate is a failure in board governance – they either hired the wrong person or they fired the wrong person.”

Those are the words of David Turpin, former president of the universities of Victoria and Alberta. My own work, as a researcher who focuses on this issue, supports his assertion. Yet if you examine the numbers, the problem appears to disproportionately affect women in this key leadership role…READ MORE

Author: Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional at Hawassa University, Ethiopia [21st Century LIS Network: Information_Knowledge Retrieval & Dissemination Platform]

Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional @ Hawassa University, , Sidama Region, Ethiopia

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