Dr. Penny Pasque: Equity Issues for Women in Higher Education, March 24

Please join us March 24, 2014 – 4:00pm – 5:30pm at the U-M School of Education,
Tribute Room 1322, 610 E. University Avenue, for the program:

“Equity Issues for Women in Higher Education: The Emergent Complexities of Social Identities, Pay Inequities and the Power of Women’s Groups.”

Visiting Scholar Dr. Penny A. Pasque will present a feminist review of qualitative data gathered from a diverse group of women leaders in higher education. Representing faculty, graduate students, and staff from across the country, the National Study on Women in Higher Education and Student Affairs includes a collectively-written diary, archives, focus groups and interviews. Dr. Pasque’s research highlights the realities of pay inequity, intersectionality of identities, and the power of women’s groups in educational settings. Her findings will inform persons interested in increasing access and equity for women.

Dr. Pasque is Associate Professor of Adult and Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Women’s & Gender Studies, and the Center for Social Justice at the University of Oklahoma. This year Dr. Pasque is a Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan Center for the Education of Women, Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, National Center for Institutional Diversity, and National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good.

This lecture is free and open to the public, however seating is limited. Register here.