Love of their institutions motivates many to make the transition from university laboratories to executive offices
"When I'm feeling serene," Rosenberg says, "I say that [the job] is sometimes like being a conductor of an orchestra: searching for the right sound with the right players. When I'm feeling oppressed, I say it's like being a chariot driver with four--or 40--extra-powerful horses running at top speed. It's exciting to be a chariot rider, but you never know if you're going to complete the ride."
| While women in academia still have a hard time reaching the top of the administrative ladder, those trained in the sciences appear to have an even steeper climb. |
A 1988 study by the American Council...