Let me begin with a simple question—a survey, if you will:
What percentage of college students are female?
40%? 45%? 50%?
What would be your guess?
What if I told you that women now make up nearly 60% of all college students and have been the majority on college campuses for nearly a quarter of a century?
(Source: PostSecondary Education Opportunity)
Most people, women as well as men, would be surprised by that fact. The female predominance in college has been an open secret to the public at large—but not to the people who run our colleges and universities. “While female students are the majority, males continue to hold more decision-making administration positions.” (PBS NewsHour 10/02/02) This predominantly-male group of administrators at our colleges and universities is “alarmed” at the trend they’ve seen develop over the last 25 years.
And what has their response been?
Affirmative action, which was decried by “angry” conservative males as a “crutch” and “an excuse” used by women and minorities, is now being used to help men in college take the place of better-qualified women. Evidently, when it comes to helping minorities and women, affirmative action is beyond taboo—it’s already been struck down by the highest courts in the land. Now, the same thing is being practiced on behalf of men in order to “address” the gender imbalance in higher education. How rich. How hypocritical. What’s even more insidious and frightening is that it is being done covertly in colleges throughout the nation. No open dialogue has brought this about or made this apparent. The practice is being engaged in “quietly,” behind the scenes, in order to not draw attention to the fact of this hypocrisy.
This is not a limited development. This is not an isolated incident.
It has been going on in secret for at least 10 years now and smart, motivated young women have been paying the price.
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