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Anti-Coeducation
After the Rutgers College faculty approved the resolution to institute coeducation, it was left up to the Board of Governors to take action. The reactions of the college community might surprise you. In order to respond thoroughly to the questions below, carefully read each of the following documents:
Student Council motion, February 2, 1969. Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives.
From the Office of the Dean of Douglass College, Mary Foster. Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives.
From the Office of the Dean of Douglass College, Mary Foster. Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives.
From the Office of the Dean of Douglass College, Mary Foster. Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives.
Questions for Discussion
  1. Summarize the arguments against coeducation at Rutgers College.
  2. Select the three points or arguments that you believe are the most powerful in denying women admittance to Rutgers College. Explain why you chose these three and not others.
  3. Compare the four documents. How do they differ?
  4. Which document makes the strongest argument? Be specific in defending your choice
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