Low Literacy Means Lower Earnings, Especially for Women

 Appropriate literacy levels are crucial for both men and women seeking education and employment opportunities, but low literacy skills disproportionally hurt women’s chances of earning a sustaining wage.

by Jennifer Herard, Kevin Miller, Ph.D., Jane M. Henrici, Ph.D., Barbara Gault, Ph.D. (February 2012)


CIRP Surveys and Services

 The Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) contains the well-known and long-running CIRP Freshman Survey and follow up assessments such as the Your First College Year (YFCY) and the College Senior Survey. The UCLA Higher Education Research Institute also administer the HERI Faculty Survey, which examines issues from the faculty standpoint. A variety of data related services based on the results of these surveys are available. Please click on links below to get more information.


AAUW National Convention

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06/16/2011 - 06/19/2011

AAUW National Convention

The AAUW National Convention brings together more than a thousand women and men who are committed to education and equity for all women and girls. The convention is open to all professionals, groups, institutions, and organizations that advocate women’s leadership, social justice, and public policy and advance community programs, activism, coalition building, education, research, and assessment. Attendees represent different backgrounds, cultures and perspectives, but all are committed to a common theme of education and equity. Held biennially in odd-numbered years, the convention offers plenary sessions, workshops, issue forums, and information about issues of community concern and provides personal and professional development opportunities. Participants expand their personal and institutional capacity to enhance the lives of women and girls.

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