#GAReads | How Princeton Is Trying to Get More Women to Be Student Leaders

by Patrick Nouhailler [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

by Patrick Nouhailler [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"How Princeton Is Trying to Get More Women to Be Student Leaders":

In the fall of 2009, there were nine candidates for president of Princeton’s freshman class. All nine were white men.

Concerned by this fact, a group of Princeton faculty and administrators began gathering data about gender diversity on campus. They found that, over the past 29 years, Princeton had only six female chairs of the honor committee, nine female editors-in-chief of the college newspaper, and four female student-body presidents.

Read Caroline Kitchener's full article at The Atlantic here…