How has the emergence of women in higher education impacted the curriculum in terms of women’s studies programs and departments? In turn, how has the presence of women in higher education impacted research? What are some of the contemporary challenges that women in higher education face as students, administrators, and faculty? How does this compare to the challenges that they faced during some of the eras discussed earlier in the course?
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