With more than 470 women gathered together for the first-ever William & Mary Women’s Weekend, members of the Society of 1918 presented President Katherine A. Rowe with a $2.65 million check in support of an endowment benefiting alumnae.
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More than 470 alumnae, family and friends gathered on campus for the Weekend, a signature event in the yearlong commemoration of 100 years of coeducation at William & Mary.
In the fall of 1918, 24 women were admitted as undergraduate students, making William & Mary the first public coeducational university in Virginia. Today, William & Mary women include professors, deans, coaches, award-winning scientists, playwrights, poets, entrepreneurs, community leaders and more. Over the course of the academic year, the university will host a series of special events, including the first-ever W&M Women’s Weekend for alumnae, Sept. 21-23.
Rep. Stephanie Murphy ’00 (D-Fla.), the first Vietnamese-American woman elected to U.S. Congress, will welcome William & Mary’s newest students to campus and help launch the 100th anniversary of women at William & Mary during the university’s 2018 Opening Convocation ceremony.