August 30, 2011
KUER: The College Gender Gap in Utah
(Tasha Cook, KUER-FM) — Since 1940, studies showed a pattern of Utah women outperforming their national counterparts in getting college degrees. But in the past fifteen years, that has dramatically changed, leaving Utah in last place for its percentage of women who finish college. KUER’s Tasha Cook examines the perceptions and cultural expectations leading to the high drop-out rate.