Race on campus: How higher ed’s great resignation falls along race and gender lines

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “While stress, low compensation, and poor work-life balance have pushed many to rethink their careers, the pandemic’s impacts have had uneven effects. Women and people of color have borne a disproportionate burden, getting pushed out of the labor force due to child-care responsibilities or choosing to leave higher ed after taking on taxing and uncompensated racial-equity work. In 2021, around 181,000 Black women left the U.S. labor force between September and November, according to the Brookings Institution. Though there is no public data that tracks how many Black women in staff and professional positions have left academe, many within higher ed have noted the ongoing loss of talent.”

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