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Current Exhibit

December 2020 - May 2021

About the Exhibit: 50th Anniversary of Women at Fairfield University

The year 2020 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the arrival of Fairfield University's first full-time female undergraduate students in 1970.  It is also an opportunity to pause, reflect, and honor all the women who have made their mark on our community over the past 50 years. The timelines below (parts 1, 2 and 3) consist of a series of milestones, key players, and notable events that depict some of the more important moments in the history of women at Fairfield.  It provides the basis for an exhibit at the DiMenna-Nyselius Library on the lower level that runs through the end of the Spring 2021 semester.  Please join us in celebrating this landmark anniversary.

For more information and a list of events, please visit Fairfield University's 50 Years of Women website.

Timeline (Part 1): 1942 - 1980

Timeline (Part 2): 1980 - 2000

Timeline (Part 3): 2001-2020