Balancing Faculty Careers and Family Work: New Directions for Higher Education, No.130

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This volume focuses on how colleges can, and must, help its faculty with the challenge of balancing careers and family.  This is a challnege for colleges and universities if they are to recruit and retain the most able faculty. In particular, as long as women are at a structural disadvantage in pursuing faculty careers to the full extent of their abilities, colleges and universities will not be drawing from the complete pool of potential faculty members....

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Overview

This volume focuses on how colleges can, and must, help its faculty with the challenge of balancing careers and family.  This is a challnege for colleges and universities if they are to recruit and retain the most able faculty. In particular, as long as women are at a structural disadvantage in pursuing faculty careers to the full extent of their abilities, colleges and universities will not be drawing from the complete pool of potential faculty members.

The Challenge of Balancing Faculty Careers and Family Work is an instructive and informative issue for both college faculty and administrators, filled with important analysis of the current collegiate working climate, recent studies, and innovative ideas, written by experienced and thoughtful contributors.

This is the 130th issue of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Higher Education.

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Editor's notes 1
1 The relationship between family and employment outcomes 5
2 Career paths for women faculty : evidence from NSOPF:99 25
3 Work/family policies in higher education : survey data and case studies of policy implementation 41
4 Work and family perspectives from research university faculty 67
5 Implementing flexible tenure clock policies 81
6 The glass ceiling and the maternal wall in academia 91
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