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Commission on Women

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Identifier: A26

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CD: Nikki Giovanni: On Poetry and Truth CD: Ada Comstock Women Scholars Lecture; Maria Gnion Robots 2008 CD: November2007 Ada Comstock Lecture; Joanne Eicher CD: Great Conversations Gender and Rare Medical Treatment; Taylor - Pinn 9/22/05 Video: Women in the Media: Getting what you Want Video: Contemporary gender relations on campus Video: EEOC VHS: Great Conversations; Mary Jo Kane & Donna Lapiono 10/11/04 guide to improving the campus climate from women Scrapbook of Commission Activity between 1972 and 1997
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Comission on Women Guide to Improving the Campus Climate for Women Pay Equity: The Minnesota Experience Violence Prevention and Response Student Presentations Comission on Women Programs 1990-93 Commission on Women Readings Commision on Women Correspondence/Nomination UN Committee MN Task Force for the Decade for Women Commission on Women Mission Statement Commission on Women Annual Reports Organizational Material 1975 Rajender Settlement 1990 Sylvia Porter's Other Issues Pending 1998-99 Budget Planning Budget, Member List Discussion Group Topics Student Initiative '00-01 Budget Avon Breast Crusade Glass Ceiling Task Force Report Finances '92-93 Finance '92 Finance '91 Teleconference 2000 COW Notes and Agendas 2002 COW minutes & notices 95-96 Women's Studies Celebration WoSt Major WRC Alums WRC misc '00-01 Finances Budget 2001-2002 Budget 93-94 U. Acad. Personnel Data 00-01 Women's Studies Celebration C.W. Misc - ideas, quotes, etc. Finance '90 Miscellaneous Menopause
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Decisions and Outcomes: A Leader's Guide A Commentary on the Effect of the Equal Rights Amendment on State Laws and Institutions Continuing Education for Women - Administrator's Handbook Life Skills for Women in Transition Correspondence w/ Students and Ruth Thenke about Classes WoST 4901 Assessment WS WoST 4901 (2007) Student Projects Internship Comission on Women Events/Performances Misc. WRC History Expenses/Budget 1978-79 1979-80 Budget Request Newsletter 1979-80 Freedom from Fear Seminar Newsletter 1980-81 1980-1981 Budget Request 1980 Renaissance Festival 1981 May Fest Budget 1981-82 Mayfest 1982 Budget 1982-83 Mayfest 1983 1984-1985 Budget Women's Week 1985 Mayfest 85 Budget '86-87 AFRC - Budget '89-90 Minutes 1979-92 Minutes 1992-93 Minutes 1993-94 WRC Minutes '96-97 Mayfest 1995 Female Physician/Room Relocation UMM Women's Studies Major & Minor Women's Health Fest '93 Surveys '89 Economic Status of Women '83 Love Your Body Day Anne Truax Take Back the Night Women's Week 1995 Spokeswoman Women's Week 1993 Women's Week 1992 Women's Week 1991 AFRC 1995 Women's Week 1989 Train Song & Crazy Boys - The Clams (45 Record) Budget 1989-90 AFRC Budget Request 1991-92 Budget 1990-91 Grant 1991-92 Budget Reports 1992-93 Vagina Monologues Memorabilia Women's Week 1983 Women's Week 1982 Women's Week 1981 Women's Week 1980 Women's Week 1979 Women's Week 1978 Women's Week 1986 Donations Events Programming 1994-95 Member Inventory List '80 1995-96 Events Programming WLDN/Women's Conference Women's Leadership Conference Women's Week 1997
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NOW (State) Her Say '77 Her Say '78 Her Say '79 Comment Women's Resource Book 1992 (2 Binders) UMM Women's Resource Center (Binder) MPIRG Binder Loose Items MPIRG Women's Issues Task Force (Binder)
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Finances 95-96 Finances 94-95 MN Plan II 1988-89 Doctor Procurement Child Care MACCC Child Care '92-93 Child Care '94-95 Day Care Exploration 1988 & 1989 General Info Jan '90 - June '90 General Info July '90 - Dec. '90 General Info Jan '91 - June '91 General Info July '91 - Dec '91 General Info Jan '92 - June '92 General Info July '92 - Dec. '92 General Info Jan '93 - June '93 General Info COW Yearly Retreats Sponsorships Events '92-'93 Racism, Bigotry Teleconference Brown Bag Lunches Workshops/Brown Bag Lunches 1993-94 Workshops/Brown Bag Lunches 1994-95 Workshops/Brown Bag Lunches 1995-96 1996-1997 Brown Bag Lunches C.W. Projects/co-sponsorships 97-98 Workshop Archives Women's Week MN Plan: Working Paper 1995-2000 Girls and Girlhood - A perilous Path Planning Fac. Equity Morris Feminists Zine Project Women's Resource Book (2 Different Folder) Fall Report


  • Creation: 1972-1997



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The record group on the Commission on Women contains a wealth of materials documenting the work of the commission from the 1970s to the present. Materials include minutes, brochures and pamphlets, posters, newsletters, memoranda and correspondence, petitions, budget and financial records, etc. Topics addressed include salary equity and the Rajender Consent Decree, the early efforts to establish a Women's Study major, the establishment and administration of a campus Women's Resource Center, UMM's Women's Week (for various years beginning in 1978), women's health care needs on campus and a petition drive to hire a female physician, sexual harassment, and the efforts to address the need for child care in Morris and the Commission's relationship with the Morris Area Child Care Center (MACCC). Of special note is the scrapbook which documents Commission activities from 1972-1997.

Keywords: Salary Equity, Rajender Consent Decree, Women's Resource Center, Health Care, Child Care, Sexual Harassment.

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Contact The University of Minnesota Morris Archives Collecting Area

Rodney A. Briggs Library
600 East 4th Street
Morris MN 56267 USA