Women Earn More Under Female Presidents, Study Shows


Women make up about a third of college and university presidents and 44 percent of provosts. Their institutions employ more women, in higher positions and for better pay, than those led by men.

Female senior faculty and top administrators earn more at institutions with female presidents and provosts than at institutions where men are in charge, a new analysis from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources shows.

Nearly one-third—32 percent—of colleges and universities have female presidents, according to CUPA-HR data. For every dollar male presidents earn, female presidents earn $0.91.


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