Making Our Mark

A celebration of Union women

In 1795, Union was chartered to provide “instruction and education of youth.” With only a few exceptions over the next 175 years, “youth” meant men only.

In 1970, this changed. When women arrived as full-time students that fall, they became catalysts for transformation on campus and beyond.

Union is proud to celebrate these and the many other women who have made their mark.


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Desiree Plata '03
Photo by Lillie Paquette (MIT)

The 2000s

Faculty and staff:

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From the archives:

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Celebrating Union women who have made their mark.