Women have out-enrolled men at the undergraduate level in the US since the late 1970s, but only in the past year has the percentage of women with a bachelor’s degree in the US surpassed the percentage of men with one. In 2014, 32% of women in the US had attainted a bachelor’s degree or higher compared to 31.9% of men, according to data from the US Census Bureau.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
If this weren't significant somehow, there wouldn't be an article about it. I don't know what this signals regarding changes in our society, but it seems patently obvious to me that it does represent a societal change: