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Harvard Faculty Decry Widening Gender Gap

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Science  17 Sep 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5691, pp. 1692
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5691.1692b

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Some two dozen women faculty members say the recent dramatic drop in the percentage of women offered tenured slots in Harvard University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences is an unintended result of policies put in place since university president Lawrence Summers took office in 2001.