The 2nd Conference on College Men brought about 100 professors, student affairs professionals and counselors to the University of Pennsylvania this week. Frank Harris’ list of citations offers some insights into why they came: Research showing lower rates of enrollment, persistence and graduation among college men in comparison to college women; the underrepresentation of men in campus leadership positions, in study abroad, career services and civic engagement programs; and their overrepresentation among campus judicial offenders.What's the cause? What's the solution? What's being done about it?
The article itself is, uh, interesting enough. But to get the full flavor, you have to read the comments. As I type this there are only 10 of them.