News Archive 2009-2018

Reaching Goal of Gender Parity Among Faculty (Bowdoin Orient) Archives

Matilda White Riley, Bowdoin's first female full professor, teaches a sociology seminar in 1973. Photo: George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives.


After having hovered in the parity ballpark for years, Bowdoin’s faculty this year has reached a precise 50-50 split.

For the first time in its history, the faculty now comprises equal numbers of men and women. Read Bowdoin Orient coverage.