The American College President Study (ACPS) 2023 Edition found that the majority of today's leaders still fit the status quo of nearly 20 years ago: white, 60-year-old men. However, the rate of women at an institution's helm has increased by almost 12% since the turn of the century.
Over the past three decades, the U.S. academic workforce is steadily relying more on part-time and full-time non-tenure track faculty, as well as graduate student workers with independent teaching responsibilities, according to report from AAUP.
The number of female-led colleges and universities around the world increased this year, and America is leading the charge. Of the 48 top-ranked schools around the world helmed by a woman, 16 represent the red, white and blue, according to Times Higher Education (THE).
"The next President should come already equipped to lead an institution of this caliber rather than aiming to learn on the job," the University of Florida Faculty Senate's no-confidence resolution says.