Elaine Hedges

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Fall 1974


The number of requests received at Towson State College (Maryland) for information on our Women's Studies Program suggests that the growth and expansion of women's studies is creating an as yet unfulfilled need for descriptions of how programs came into being, how they operate, survive, and, hopefully, flourish. What follows is an abbreviated version of our experience as faculty at Towson, with emphasis on our nature as a public, specifically a state, institution, and on the ways in which we have both accommodated ourselves to and profited from that public status.



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