In a reflective criticism about womenâ€™s political awareness in the Womenâ€™s Newsletter, Joan Eltonhead examines feminism at Dickinson.Â As a transfer student, Eltonhead describes the feminist dynamic on Dickinsonâ€™s campus when she first arrived as seemingly non-existent, as there was no womenâ€™s group on campus.Â She goes on to say that Dickinson women are reluctant to call themselves femenists and seem to find it easier â€œto maintain a traditional sex role â€¦ than to make a commitment to change.â€Â She advocates a womenâ€™s center at Dickinson and urges women to become more aware, ask more questi
The Office of Student Services published a list of members of the Women's Group for the 1971-72 Academic Year. These women included: Melissa Maholick, Debby Marcus, Barbara Levering, Kathy Jaquith, Beverly Burns, Cindy Hawley, Joan Eltonhead, Millie Harden, Donna J. Young, Kerry Kushinka, Rita Donegan, Abby Adams, Jane Holloway, Linda Keppel, Sharon Jenkins, and Ann Reinberger. It also listed the contact information for these women.