What is the Women's Club?
The University Women’s Club was founded in 1921 with the stated objectives
of furthering the educational aims of the University and of promoting closer
relationships between members and a warm and friendly atmosphere in the University
community. It was, and continues to be, primarily composed of the wives of active
and retired faculty and administrative officers, although we have members who
are themselves faculty or administrative officers.
Over the intervening decades,
the organization has evolved in ways that reflect the many changes
in the lives of women associated with the University and the decreasing
role of social organizations in our culture. Many faculty wives
arrive at the University juggling children, careers, and/or other
commitments. In addition, many of us work or reside at a significant
distance from the campus itself. Nevertheless, we strive to include
all eligible women associated with the University – from
athletics to the professional schools – within the Club.
We feel confident that each member can find or create interests
in common with other members and receive personal benefit from
the Club at any level of participation.
The University Women’s Club (UWC)
sponsors a variety of programs and activities throughout the year:
• Fall Coffee
• Holiday Decorating at the President’s
• Spring Luncheon
• Special Programs
• Interest Groups
Who Can Join?
Members include wives of current or retired
faculty or administrative officers and women who are current or
retired faculty or administrative officers of the University. In
addition, women who are clinical or adjunct faculty, visiting faculty,
or athletic coaches (or the wives of men in these positions with
the University) are eligible.
In general, women who support the University
in its educational or professional endeavors, but who are not eligible
to join the administrative employees organization, will be considered
eligible for membership in the UWC. Individuals who have been active
members of the UWC may continue their membership after their official
association with the University has ended.