Category: Administration

Hired but not promoted: The struggles of women in academia

When Carol Allen (74C) attended Emory University in the early 1970s, she recalled having only four female professors: two teaching English and two teaching French. While the number of female professors employed by the University has increased from 50 years ago, female professors still make up significantly less of the University’s staff than their male [...]

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Revisiting Emory’s history rooted in racism

Although Emory University administration has attempted to correct past injustices over the last few years — such as establishing a scholarship for descendants of enslaved people, creating the Task Force for Untold Stories and Disenfranchised Populations and acknowledging the Muscogee tribe’s historic ownership of Emory’s land — numerous racist acts and practices have muddied the [...]

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Endowment increases by 39% in 2021

Emory University’s endowment increased by 39% from $7.94 billion in fiscal year 2020 to $11.03 billion in fiscal year 2021, according to the annual study conducted by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).  This jump represents significantly more growth compared to the 0.82% increase from fiscal year 2019 to fiscal year [...]

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From the archives: Faculty strikes entire sex quota admission policy

This article was originally published on Jan. 19, 1971 Sex discrimination in the Emory College admissions policy was eliminated by a vote of the College Faculty Monday afternoon. Next year’s freshman class will be selected without regard to sex, a departure from the present ratio of two males to one female. The question then arose [...]

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