International Women’s Day: top universities led by women

Only 43 of the top 200 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings are run by women ​It is striking that still only a few of the world’s top universities are led by women.  In fact, analysis of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 reveals that just 43 of the top 200 institutions are currently led by women. What is promising is that this is an increase from the 41 universities led by women last year and now amounts to a fifth of the top 200 universities in the world.  The current number…

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University of Michigan expects tough recovery from sexual misconduct cases

After firing president for employee affair, top public research university still confronts culture of tolerating abuse and difficult state politics Source: GettyA woman signs a board in support of survivors of sexual abuse at a vigil in front of the home of outgoing University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel The University of Michigan’s firing of Mark Schlissel, its president, has left the prestigious public US institution far from solving long-standing troubles with a toxic internal culture and state-wide political dysfunction. Professor Schlissel was dismissed after Michigan’s governing board of regents investigated allegations…

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