Morefield, Mary Anne
Speech by Chaplain Mary Anne Morefield, likely the concluding remarks she gave at the Women's Leadership Conference on March 29, 1980.Â Discusses the women's inequality in the work force and in the home.Â Recommends that "the Dickinson community of women" become more alert to stereotypes and language used regarding women, but also to "begin to allow yourselves new dreams and visions for today and for the future."
Talk to female freshmen students by Chaplain Mary Anne Morefield on "Being a Woman at Dickinson."Â Briefly summarizes the history of coeducation and changes in the male-female balance of the college.Â Argues "that though at present there are more females than males on the campus, the historic maleness of the tradition outweigh the reality of the present situation."Â Discusses the significance of the using the term "feminist" to describe oneself, the use of "girls" to describe female students, the influence of the fraternity system on campus, and guidelines from Ms.
An invitation to the second annual Dickinson College Women's Leadership Conference, entitled "Women: Progress in the 80's."Â The program, held at the Bernard Center for the Humanities, is sponsored by the Pan Hellenic Council, the Internship Office, Student Senate, Student Services, and the Commission on the Status of Women.Â Speakers include Sylvia Rambo (keynote address), Barbara Bagri ("Women in the Arts"), Bonna Coulter ("Women in Medicine"), Denise Dwight ("What about the future?"), Martha Lester (Women in Media), Cynthia Nixon-Hudson ("Women, Education, and the Arts"), Rita Clark ("Wo
The Women's Center Meeting for February 16, 1984 was the first meeting to be held in the newly renovated Women's Center at 221 West Church Avenue. The main issues brought up at the meeting were the governance of the Women's Center and the program for the spring. On the issue of governance of the center, it was left unresolved at the end of the meeting. Some possibilities brought forth were "requesting a student worker, seeking a student intern," a female volunteer, or rotating the task amongst the board for 2 months or longer.
The Women's Center Board Minutes for February 23, 1983 mainly discuss upcoming events and tasks to be completed. The Minutes display that final plans were made for the opening of the Women's Center, which is to be on March 5th at 2:30 p.m. A list is included of all the miscellaneous objects and food needed for the opening of the center.
This article, written by Marcy Feldman, describes the resources that will soon be available at the opening of the Women's Center on March 1, 1984. "The Women's Center, intended to provide a meeting place for women's groups on campus...will offer lectures and exhibits focusing on feminist issues. The Women's Center is also intended to raise women's consciousness of pertinent issues on and off campus."