Report on Female Staff Discrimination at Columbia University, February 1971, page 21

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          from Teachers College. At a salary level of $6,000 per year, she was in charge

  

the female academician — not to speak of the rumale intellectual - will becomefi?
a dying breed."_
THE B.li. AS A "sr:(‘._1_2l»:'1'1\1:y“ (Case Ilistorj,<::s.) (\IrI.and VIII)

A. The Essay and Dissertaion secretary at the time of the Hearing (spring, 1970)‘

was a 1968 graduate of Barnard who expected to receive her M.A. in June, 1970

of accepting final-deponit of all M.A. essays,and Ph.D. dissertations; had final

say on standards of format for all assays and dissertations; was responsible for

binding} microfilming, shipment preparations, communications, and preparation of

the annual publication "Master's Essays and Doctoral nissertations"} she was also
the liason between photographic services, reference and cataloging departments

of the Libraries, the Registrar, the deans and the student re: final acceptance

of the Ph.D and M:A.Cssays.

venployees working under her most of the time — although they were shared by other

tin the Columbia Libraries during 1968-69 outlined the following situation. while‘
V ‘working as a secretary in the library of a department a women with her master's
‘degree held the position of clerk; two women held untitled positions with

l i_ responsibility primarily for circulation, reserve control, etc. - both of these

slots held by men, neither of when had degrees.

 

vThe employee noted that if her signature did not appear on the certification ’

‘for degree, the candidate did not receive his degree. She had two part-time
fiembers of the Dean's staff.

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3. A tullutime student in the School of General Studies who had been employed

women were B.A.‘a. The two other positions on the full—time staff were supervisory

 

Another policy cited was that female general assistants were not permitted — *5

to work after 6 p.m. This limited not only the number of hours a female could work,

 

but also the actual number of positions available to qemales as general assistants.