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THE HOYA 1968 | After the board of directors approved admitted women into the College, a May 1968 cartoon in The Hoya showed a woman popping out of a cake, surrounded by men showing faces of amusement, shock and disapproval. Women first attended the College in 1969. By 1976, half of the student body was female; now, women comprise 56 percent of the student body.

‘Women Pioneers’ Shape Hilltop for Over 50 Years

“Tradition crumbles: College admits girls,” read The Hoya’s front page in September 1968. The headline reflected the campus climate toward Georgetown’s decision to fully become a coed campus across all four schools in 1969. Fifty years later, Georgetown’s campus is now bustling with female students, faculty and staff, but the[Read More…]

Decades of Change at GU Are for The Better

I am one of the longest surviving Georgetown graduates serving on the faculty today. The differences between the Georgetown University of the 1960s and the university we see today could not be more striking, and the changes have all been for the best. In so many ways, Georgetown has gone[Read More…]

by April 13, 2007 0 comments Commentary, Opinion