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Joanne V. Creighton

Why we need women's colleges

By Joanne V. Creighton
May 21, 2007

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THE NAMING of a woman president of Harvard is a giant step for womankind and for Harvard itself, long a bastion of white-male privilege. That the new president will cross the street from Radcliffe Yard to Harvard Yard seems especially freighted with symbolic import. Because women are no longer excluded from the academy, and because, like Drew Gilpin Faust, they ... (Full article: 770 words)

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