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Balancing Work and Family in Higher Education: Best Practices and Barriers
(Demeter Press, 2012-01)
Many women have been attracted to the teaching profession over the years. Teaching in higher education environment may, on face, have great appeal as an opportunity in which faculty enjoy a high degree of autonomy in their ...
Faculty: Adjunct and Contingent
(Sage Publications, 2011)
Contingent workers are those individuals without any expectation of long-term or continuous employment within an organization. Within the field of higher education, contingent workers include part-time adjuncts and full-time ...
Best Practices in Corporate Universities
(University of Baltimore, 2009-01)
Training is critical to workforce development, contributes toward employee retention, and provides new skills that are required when agency missions expand. Nevertheless, few transportation agencies have addressed future ...
Maternity leave is a leave of absence from one's employer to meet the physical and emotional demands experienced by women during the last stages of pregnancy and in their new role as mothers. Maternity leave promotes ...
Daycare is the provision of care for a child through either a daycare center (nursery) or family-run, house daycare. Daycare differs from individual childcare by babysitters or nannies in that providers care for several ...
College and University Faculty
Women have continued to increase their presence as members of the faculty at institutions of higher education over the past few decades. Based on the National Science Foundation's Survey of Earned Doctorates, the 2001-02 ...