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  Harvard names Drew G. Faust as its 28th president
An expert on the Civil War and the American South, and the leading figure in Radcliffe's transformation from a college into one of the country's foremost scholarly institutes, Faust was elected to the Harvard presidency today by the members of the Harvard Corporation, with the consent of the University's Board of Overseers.
Under her leadership, Radcliffe has emerged as one of the nation's foremost centers of scholarly and creative enterprise, distinctive for its multidisciplinary focus and the exploration of new knowledge at the crossroads of traditional fields.
In recognition of its roots in Radcliffe College, the Institute maintains a special commitment to the study of women, gender, and society.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/2007/02.15/99-president.html   (2267 words)

  Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard is an educational institution in Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the semiautonomous components of Harvard University.
It is heir to the name and buildings of Radcliffe College, but unlike that historical institution, its focus is directed not at undergraduate education but postgraduate research.
Radcliffe Institute fellowships are designed to support scholars, scientists, artists, and writers of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishments who wish to pursue work in academic and professional fields and in the creative arts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Radcliffe_Institute_for_Advanced_Study   (1081 words)

 Radcliffe College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Radcliffe College is the historical name of a women's educational institution closely associated with Harvard University.
The "Harvard Annex" for women's instruction by Harvard faculty was founded in 1879 and chartered as Radcliffe College by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1894.
From 1963, Radcliffe students received Harvard diplomas signed by the presidents of Radcliffe and Harvard, and joint commencement exercises began in 1970.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Radcliffe_College   (605 words)

 Harvard College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The College is instructed by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, which also instructs the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Harvard Extension School.
The American usage of the word college had not yet developed: to the founders of Harvard, a college was an association of teachers and scholars for education, room, and board.
Harvard College is considered to be one of the top undergraduate colleges in the United States, and admission to it is highly desired.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Harvard_College   (2344 words)

 Radcliffe Institute For Advanced Study - Harvard University
Radcliffe’s Exploratory and Advanced Seminars are intensive interdisciplinary investigations of emerging topics.
The mission of the Radcliffe Institute is to create an academic community where individuals can pursue advanced work in any of the academic disciplines, professions, or creative arts.
The Radcliffe Institute is committed to dialogue about important issues and events and enriches Harvard University's intellectual life through a robust program of lectures, conferences, colloquia, exhibits, and performances.
www.radcliffe.edu   (387 words)

 - NCAA Sports.com
While evidence suggests the first collegiate field hockey team for women was organized at Goucher College in 1897, the sport quickly took on a New England flavor as men at Springfield College, who had been playing for a couple years by that point, had structured interclass competitions and a school-wide team as early as 1899.
James Huff McCurdy of Springfield College penned a set of rules for American field hockey in 1899 and the men at Springfield took great pride in playing field hockey, making special note of the interclass championships that were won each year.
Students from nearby Mount Holyoke College made the short trip to Springfield to watch the men play, but it was not until 1901 that women appeared to have picked up the game in the New England area after a visitor from England began teaching the ladies at Radcliffe.
www.ncaasports.com /fieldhockey/womens/story/6844322   (1991 words)

 The Harvard Crimson :: News :: Radcliffe's 'College' Days End
Dunn said yesterday that she expects to be the acting head of Radcliffe for between six months and a year, but that she will stay on until a permanent dean is selected.
Radcliffe Vice President for College RelationsBonnie R. Clendenning noted the new Institute willnot be Harvard's smallest division.
Radcliffe College currently funds theRCAA, and leaders for both Harvard and Radcliffesaid yesterday that the organization's funding hasnot yet been discussed.
www.thecrimson.com /article.aspx?ref=96507   (869 words)

 Reuning with Radcliffe and Harvard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
"Radcliffe classes and individuals who are a mere five years apart have had very different undergraduate experiences" in terms of coedu-cation, extracurricular activities, and housing.
The Radcliffe Institute, nevertheless, "is committed to providing a Radcliffe reunion program to pre-1963 alumnae" as long as those activities are desired, she says.
At Radcliffe, according to the Radcliffe Quarterly, alumnae thespians put on a full-dress reunion show as early as 1909, a tradition that continued for decades, usually staged by the twenty-fifth reunion class.
www.harvard-magazine.com /on-line/050326.html   (1516 words)

 Bernice Brown Cronkhite: Radcliffe College Graduate Dean
Bernice Brown Cronkhite had tremendous impact on Radcliffe and its development, serving longer than any other senior officer from 1923 to 1959: 36 years -- first as vice president and dean, later the first dean of the Graduate School -- this on top of her years as an undergraduate and graduate student.
When she was appointed Radcliffe's third president in 1923, she chose Bernice as dean.
Radcliffe seminars and public procedures programs had their headquarters there, and countless meetings, conference and social events filled the attractive first floor rooms.
www.harvardsquarelibrary.org /unitarians/cronkhite.html   (1649 words)

 The Harvard Crimson :: Opinion :: On From Radcliffe
The confusing and often tense relationship between Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges was challenged with new vigor last spring during competing capital campaigns and came to a head in the past several months, leaving many questioning Radcliffe's status as an undergraduate college.
Meanwhile, top-level officials from the two institutions have secretly discussed the redefinition of the 119-year-old college, though Radcliffe officials only publicly report that they are engaged in a "comprehensive strategic planning process." The changes would reportedly remove Radcliffe's "college" title.
Removing the "college" tagline from Radcliffe's name would put an end to the schizophrenic system of admitting female undergraduates to both Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges and having Radcliffe collect tuition dollars then immediately transferred to Harvard.
www.thecrimson.com /article.aspx?ref=94627   (986 words)

 Anthony Knerr : Case Studies
NTHONY KNERR and ASSOCIATES was asked by the Radcliffe College Board of Trustees in November 1997 to assist in preparations for, and to facilitate, a major strategic planning retreat to be held in January 1998.
The goal of the retreat was to develop a set of major options for repositioning the College and redefining its relationship with Harvard University, to which Radcliffe had delegated responsibility for the education of undergraduate women almost three decades earlier.
With the merger, Radcliffe ended its existence as a separate, independent corporation and became the youngest of the ten faculties within Harvard, one of just a handful of institutes of advanced study in the world and the only institute for advanced study within a research university.
www.aknerr.com /radcliffe.html   (588 words)

 Virtually Advising - Mourning the Death of Radcliffe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Radcliffe College, a small, female-only school under the Harvard University umbrella, founded the program in 1991 to offer female undergraduates the opportunity to work closely with Harvard and Radcliffe scholars.
Without Radcliffe's staff and resources, which had been so devoted to assisting and improving the situation of women at Harvard, the opportunities for the advancement of women here dwindle.
Radcliffe's programs and awards gently nudged and encouraged women to move forward, and spoke for women that could not find a voice.
www.virtuallyadvising.com /content/wic/08radcliffe.shtml   (984 words)

 WAPPP Guide to Gender-Related Courses
The Radcliffe Association is a non-dues-paying organization whose 30,000 members include alumnae of Harvard and Radcliffe, graduates of Radcliffe programs, and fellows of the Radcliffe Institute.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advance Study has a dual mission--to support advanced work across all the academic disciplines, the professions, and the creative arts, while simultaneously sustaining a commitment to the study of women, gender, and society.
Radcliffe Institute fellows, whose appointments typically last one year, are chosen during a rigorous selection process and receive competitive stipends.
www.ksg.harvard.edu /wappp/research/courses/other0304.html   (1915 words)

 Lincoln College - Famous Old Members - Stephanie Cook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
John Radcliffe, known by contemporaries as ‘the Aesculapius of his age’, had a great reputation as a physician in the late Seventeenth century, and has proved to be one of Oxford University’s leading benefactors.
Radcliffe is said to have pointed to a skeleton and a couple of vials declaring ‘This is Radcliffe’s library!’ He was obliged to resign from his job at Lincoln in 1677, when under the statutes of the College he was called to take holy orders.
Until 1885, the Radcliffe Infirmary was a University institution, governed by University officers and often staffed by Fellows of the colleges.
www.lincoln.ox.ac.uk /famous/radcliffe/index_printable.html   (1026 words)

 The Christian Science Monitor | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Other women's colleges, like nearby Wellesley, have old-fashioned rites of passage like "running a hoop" that once indicated who would marry first, but has now been reinvented to indicate who will be successful.
Such vestiges of the old finishing-school persona of women's colleges might seem endangered, especially at Radcliffe, one of the venerable "seven sisters" consortium of women's colleges and alma mater of Helen Keller and Gertrude Stein.
In 1975, Harvard and Radcliffe admissions offices were combined, and the limit on the number of women undergraduates was abolished.
www.csmonitor.com /cgi-bin/durableRedirect.pl?/durable/1999/04/23/p1s4.htm   (1193 words)

 Philip Greenspun's Weblog:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
When Harvard College, its sibling institution within Harvard University, decided to accept female students, the school was left with a huge endowment and no students.
The bureaucrats running Radcliffe responded by running a fellowship program for female scholars, nearly all of whom were older than college age and working on obscure academic subjects.
Radcliffe faded into oblivion and eventually most of their endowment was stolen by the larger university.
blogs.law.harvard.edu /philg/2005/11/06   (511 words)

 Search Results for "Radcliffe"
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...She was instructor in German (1930-32) and acting dean of freshmen (1934-35) at Wheaton College.
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www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/65search?query=Radcliffe   (230 words)

 Kerber wins Radcliffe Award for Distinguished Academic Scholarship
The Radcliffe Award for Distinguished Academic Scholarship in the broad areas of knowledge related to Women, Gender and Society was established this year to recognize outstanding scholarship in an intellectual domain where, historically, Radcliffe has made significant advances.
Radcliffe College officials said the award "reflects the values embodied in Radcliffe's mission and its commitment to support and enhance the variety of ways in which women contribute to society."
Linda Maxson, dean of the UI College of Liberal Arts, said it is fitting for Kerber to be the inaugural recipient of this award.
www.uiowa.edu /~ournews/1999/april/0405kerber.html   (336 words)

 NWSA Journal -- Inventing a Feminist Institution in Boston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
By the time Radcliffe came into the picture in 1990, we had agreed that teaching our seminars would be counted in the regular workload of faculty members, rather than being done as an overload, a second job, as was too often true of women's--and women's studies--work.
Radcliffe provided the essential funding for released time and an infrastructure for arranging course credit, both crucial contributions to this major experiment in women's higher education.
Radcliffe's participation was also key: the institutional home and financial support that Radcliffe provided enabled member institutions to work together peaceably and to avoid divisive competition about funding and resource allocation.
iupjournals.org /nwsa/nws8-2.html   (8801 words)

 Radcliffe College - English Language College in UK for Foreign Students
adcliffe College is a well known and reputable established College for education, conveniently situated in the heart of London (close to Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court road tube stations).
The College is served by many bus routes and has two campuses in Oxford Street.
Most of the college teachers are Native English teachers, which is an advantage for our students.
www.radcliffecollege.co.uk   (201 words)

 Harvard Libraries: Radcliffe Archives
The Radcliffe Archives contains the records created by the offices and officers of the former Radcliffe College in the course of their official activities and includes those of the governing boards, the president, the programs, and administrative departments.
The nucleus of the college archives was formed by Arthur Gilman, one of the founders of Radcliffe, who assembled records of the early years of the college.
The Radcliffe College Archives became the Radcliffe Archives on Oct. 1, 1999, with the merger of Radcliffe College and Harvard University.
lib.harvard.edu /archives/0049.html   (795 words)

 Daily Free Press -Online cityscope Tuesday, September 22, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The president of Radcliffe College will embark on a 10-city tour next month intended to quell rumors that the all-women school is about to be dissolved by Harvard University.
The college was founded in 1894 as a female counterpart to all-male Harvard.
However, not all Radcliffe students are particularly concerned with the future of a college they say plays an insignificant role in their education.
www.dailyfreepress.com /media/paper87/DFPArchive/cityscope/0922982.html   (377 words)

 The Memorial Church-Memorials
A plaque bearing the names of three Radcliffe women who died for their country in World War I was unveiled Sunday, November 11th, 2001, in The Memorial Church, Harvard's war memorial.
Each honoree served and died as a nurse in the war, but because these women attended Radcliffe College, they could not be honored when Harvard's Memorial Church was built.
Now the women of Radcliffe College join their brothers in honored memory of wars and times since past.
www.memorialchurch.harvard.edu /history/radcliffe.shtml   (777 words)

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 Radcliffe College Yard -- NRHP Travel Itinerary
Finally, in 1894, in conjunction with receiving a charter from the State of Massachusetts to confer degrees countersigned by both the Harvard and Radcliffe presidents, the school was named for the first female benefactor to Harvard, Ann Radcliffe, who made her bequest in 1643.
Today female students continue to be enrolled in Harvard through the Radcliffe system and enjoy the services and programs provided by the long history of women’s education at Radcliffe.
The Radcliffe College Yard is located on the Radcliffe College campus along Massachusetts Ave.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/pwwmh/ma57.htm   (327 words)

 Julianne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It was also the last June in which women graduated with Radcliffe College printed next to the Harvard University on their diplomas.
I was in the last class admitted by a separate Radcliffe admissions committee, and I graduated in Radcliffe's centennial.
Count me as one of those women who was charged up to be attending something that was at least partly a women's college, and is sad to see it finally absorbed.
world.std.com /~jchat/cliffe.html   (371 words)

 ICANN | Biographical Data on Linda Wilson
Linda S. Wilson is president emerita of Radcliffe College and a Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Previously, she was vice president for research at the University of Michigan, served in the senior administrations of the University of Illinois and Washington University, St. Louis, and was a research faculty member of the University of Maryland.
She received an Honorary doctorate in Humane Letters from Newcomb College, Tulane University, an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of Maryland, the distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wisconsin, a Centennial Award from Newcomb College, the Radcliffe Medal from Radcliffe College, and other honors.
www.icann.org /biog/wilson.htm   (394 words)

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