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How many tenure-track or tenured faculty -- male/female?
The department has 14 tenure-system faculty, one of them female.
How many graduate students-- male/female?
The department has 43 graduate students, of whom 13 are female.
How many post doctoral associates - male/female?
There is one (male) postdoc. The previous two postdocs were female.
Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.
Graduate students may apply for a leave of absence with the NMSU Graduate School.
Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?
Health insurance is available from the institution, but not required and not included in the stipend.
Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.
We have a good percentage of female students in our department and we are actively promoting them in their studies. As a small department, we are able to monitor the progress of all students.
Has the institution had a Climate for Women in Physics Site Visit or Gender Equity Conversation?
Updated: August 02, 2012