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Public hearing on research report (Released: 4/26/96)

by Sherry Fisher, Office of University Communications.

STORRS, Conn. -- A public hearing on A Minority Among Minorities: Experiences of Women of Color at the University of Connecticut, the new research report written for the President s Commission on the Status of Women, will take place at 4 p.m. May 1 in Room 378 of the Student Union.

The report presents and analyzes comments by women of color about the quality of life on the Storrs campus. The report is based on extensive focus-group discussions with faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduate students. It follows up on the commission s 1995 report, Dreams Deferred: Trends and Patterns in the Representation of Women at the University of Connecticut, which noted the numerical underrepresentation of women of color at the University.

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