Worries about a gender gap on campuses oversimplify the situation
As Americans debate the Supreme Court’s decision to ban race-based affirmative action in college admissions, many institutions are beginning to put a “thumb on the scale” for men. In what may “turn out to be one of the most transformative trends of our time,” women now constitute over 59 percent of undergraduate students.
Originally published: July 26, 2023
Author: David Wippman
Institution: Hamilton College
Published by: The Washington Post