Program on the Status of Education and Women (PSEW)

For nearly four decades, PSEW has provided support to women faculty, administrators, and students in higher education through its programs and publications. PSEW's current priorities include improving curricula and campus climates, promoting women's leadership, and disseminating new research on women and gender. Many PSEW networks, publications, and resources are available to anyone interested in the status of women in higher education, regardless of AAC&U membership status.


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Principal Staff

Caryn McTighe Musil, Project Director
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Kathryn Peltier Campbell, Editor
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Projects & Campaigns

Campus Women Lead 

Campus Women Lead (CWL) is an alliance promoting a multicultural women-led agenda for the sustained transformation of higher education for the twenty-first century. An affiliate of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, CWL advances women’s inclusive leadership for excellence through workshops, publications, and a community listserv. CWL includes leaders across all campus levels and divisions, within research centers, and from non-governmental organizations.


Center News

New issue of On Campus with Women now available
Friday, July 9, 2010 - 12:21pm

The Program on the Status and Education of Women invites you to read the new issue of On Campus with Women, on higher education and the gender pay gap. Read more at


Opportunities, Grants & Fellowships

Women's Leadership Project for Inclusive Excellence Workshops

Led by talented facilitators who are attentive to the needs of host institutions, these workshops encourage participants to analyze and recognize the interconnectedness of self, others, and institutional structures as an essential component of building and sustaining multicultural alliances. The workshops also guide participants as they identify the cultural resources that are integral to effective leadership and develop innovative strategies for building inclusive institutions.