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Who are the students? - Women Students Workshop - FaCET

Who are the students?

Women Students Workshop

Presented By:

Molly Kerby, LME Coordinator

Who are Women Students?

According to the WKU Fact book, 60% of the student body at Western Kentucky University are female and that figure has remained constant over the past 5 years. In the fall of 2000, 9,271 of the 15,516 students enrolled at Western Kentucky University were female (http://www.wku.edu/Info/Pubs/Factbook/pdf/students/gender.PDF).

Based on statistics from the WKU Office of Institutional Research, it is apparent that many majors have an overwhelming majority of female students including:

  • Accounting
  • Teacher Education
  • Communications Disorders
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dietetics
  • Early Elementary Education
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Health Care Information Systems
  • Interior Design
  • Library Science
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Nursing
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Psychology
  • School Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
Issues and Challenges
Strengths
Faculty Support Ideas
Retention techniques
Resources and/or references
Discussion Questions
Student Diversity Topics
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