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Updated: September 18, 2012
How many tenure-track or tenured faculty -- male/female?
Male - 8
Female - 3
How many graduate students-- male/female?
Female - 13
Male - 19
How many post doctoral associates - male/female?
Male - 1
Female - 0
Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.
None - usually worked out with individual advisor.
Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?
Yes - but stipend has built in adjustment for individual insurance costs, but not family rates.
Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.
Our department has had good success in and continues to actively recruit women and other minority students and faculty to our department. We have a number of women faculty in the department that can advise on issues related to both their graduate school program and their future career.
The campus has an active Women's Resource Center which has numerous activities and seminars though the academic year at New Mexico Tech.
Has the institution had a Climate for Women in Physics Site Visit or Gender Equity Conversation?