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ganizations had been admitted to the
American Association of University Women nteinatna1Federt
remarkable growth in the interestof
women in the various countries n
Little Known Facts Regarding The Conditions For Membership In The Organization "deasan"2toitaelace a'L c
Some of the Activities of the Local Organization and Its o the women present in ading hem
to understand each other and the
Relation to Women on the Campus[countries whose reresentaves the


_ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ . _ .

'y LIlas K. Wagner !and universities. This includes co- quarters for the many lines of work
Attention has often been directed to educational and women's colleges. No of the association; second, as a center
the American Association of Univer- institution with a preparatory depart- for members when they are in Wash-
sity Women during the past few years ment is entered on the accredited list. ington; third, as an aid to coopera-
wben that prganization has sponsored Many restrictions on the lives of tiOn with other national organza-
m iiy popular and dramatic presenta- women have been raised through t tions; fourth, as a center for inter-
tions, the most recent of which was efforts of the organization, and con- national relationships. In establish-
T a Wilfrd and his Clavilux. ditions bettered in the institutions of ing the headquarters there, the offices
Not ]ngny woien, however, under- learning. European fellowships have of the executive secretary, the educa-
J stand the nature or membership of the been established and European col-i tional secretary, the assistant treas-
association which should be of special leges have been opened to women. urer, and the American Headquarters
i tetest to undergraduate women, Advanced work pertaining to educa- of the International Federation have
particztarly to seniors since women tion, civil service reforms, and the been moved to the one building. At
who have been graduated from certain raising of endowments on various in- present the offices of the. Washington
colleges are eligible to membersnip. stitutions has also been undertaken Fund committee are also in the club-
There are more than 134 institutions by the women. The Carnegie Insti- house. In the offices a great rap is
on t'he accredited list, lncluding the tution now does the latter work. In kpt us desgate th multi-coloresd
colleges in the Western Conference. ternational relations is now being apins, designating the 250 ol brache
Meimibershp may also be obtained stressed in the various branches. The and the 20 new ones. A file of 19-
with higher degrees from three east- Ann Arbor branch has been sponsor- 000 names is maintained for aid in
emt colleges. These approved institu- ing a series of luncheons in carrying appointing committees. Various meth- form and
tions make hational membership pos- on this study. Previous to the lun- ant of te d b th
sible to the graduate. Graduates from cheons at which speakers of authoity branches has been workedsout. The.
certain foreign universities are also have talked, the members have been nane "patrons" designate those who
eligible to national membership with reading certain books on the subject have contributed an amount of $5,000
approval from the International 'Fed- to be discussed.;honr;beneaous" are$5,0s0
staton f Unverit omen Brnchor sore; "benefactors" are those
eration of University Women. Branch In carrying on the many researches giving $1,000 to $5,000; "donors" rep-
membership is granted to those grad- and studies which it fosters, the Am- resent those whose gifts vary from
nated from other institutions, if the erican association of University Wom' $500 to $1,000; "contribu~tors" are
branch in the particular locality en cooperates with the following or- those who give from $100 to $500.
grants such membership. There are ganizations: the National Association Funds which are given "In Memor-
about 80 of these colleges, usually the of Deans of Women, the Association iam" will receive special recognition.
smaller ones in the various states. of American Colleges, the National The State of Michigan branches, with
Women who have taken a full aca- Council of Women, the Intercollegiate headquarters at Detroit, are planning
demic year in any of the colleges or! Bureau of Vocational Information, to raise a fund of $5,000, which will
inrmversities listed as graduating the Association to Aid Scientific Re- class them as "patrons." This fund
woen who ae eligible to either na- search by Women, the National Edu- will be called the Maria Dickinson
tiollai qif local membership- may be- cation association, the American McGraw Memorial, named in honor of
come associate members of the organ- Councilion, the iehe first president of the Detroit as-
zation. All members, both local and al Council of Women, the Bureau of sociation when it was formed in D-
national may become members of the Education, the Children's Bureau, and troit in 1889. In order to raise the
National Club house in Washington, the Women's Joint Congressional com- whole amount needed to clear the debt
D. C. Resident members are those mittee, the Association of University on the headquarters, an average ot
living within 20 miles of the club; Professors, and the Association of
nonreidntnimbes ivotsd rof essrsandivrstessoito f$14 per member is needed. The money
"non-resident rnebers lv usd fAeia nvriis n h itito ouba.De ag may be raised ini any way which the
the District of Columbia. Dues range Miss Julia C. Lathrop, former chief individual branches deem best.hIt is
from $2.00 to the $50.00 life member-
ship which is payable to the national of the Children's Bureau, department hoped that the amount of $200,000 will
shipdwhihes. payabl tonainlof Labor, at Washington, D. C., and be raised by May, 1925. The Ann
headquarters in Washington. Dr. Helen Woolley, head of the Mer- Arbor branch has paid about $1500 of
The Detroit branch was the first ill-Palmer School for children of its quota of $2,700. This money has
one to be founded in Michigan. In pre-school age, are both members of been raised during the same period
1889 college women in Detroit and the association. The Ann Arbor of time as the quota of the local
neighboring cities formed a branch of branch of the American Association branch for the proposed University of
the national association. Mrs. Maria of University Women and the local Michigan League building.
Dfckiuson McGraw, one of the first branch of the Mil 'gan League of Reasons why members should con-
four women to be graduated from Women Voters are at present endeav- tribute to the Washington Fund are
Vassar college in the year 1867, was oring to have Miss Lathrop seak
elutoringprtoihave Missnn Apborgiven below, quoted from the Ameni-
elected president. The Ann Arbor in Ann Arbor on the child labor can Association of University Women
bviach was established as a separate amendment now under discussion, catechism.
organizafion from the Detroit asso- Dr. Woolley is vice-president of the
ciation in 1902. There are now 13 national organization and will open a oBecause you belong to a national
branches in Michigan located in Bi- branch of her Detroit school in Ann organization, which must have a cen-
ninWhain, Battle Creek, Port Huron, Arbor in the Faculty Women's club- tra tfzed and organized office equip-
lAlsiwg Saginaw, Niles, Iron Moun- house. Miss Fandira Crocker, state sent to function effectively. It like-
tarn, Crystal Falls, Copper County, Al president of American Association of wise provides an interesting place for
bion, Flint, Detroit and Ann Arbor. University Women, believes that it is members to stay when in Washington
'This'-growthindicates the increase in largely through the studies carried on (with no club house dues, once the
the number of college graduates by the association and the knowledge buildng s out of debt), a hn op-
among- tlewomen in the last ten that the whole organization was sup- portunity to show American hospital-
years. Every branch of the associa- porting them that these two women ty to university women of foreign
tion in the state has a scholarship have been able to carry on work in countries when visiting in this coun-
fund, the total amount representing a fields that were unexplored by women try. In this way it still further
fund of over $10,000. Mrs. Calvin Coolidge is believed to be Widens the opportunities of the Ameri-
The American Association of Uni- the first lady of the White House who can ssciatio alied withsthe educa-
versity women has been wesponsble has been a member of the American tional progress of other countries."
for arousing interest in many edu- Association of University Women. The Founders' book will be kept er-
cational problems and has pioneered Interest among all the branches in manently in the Headquaters and
in not a few fields of the work. The the United States is now centered on contain the names of all who con-
results of this work have helped in the caipaign being conducted to tributed to the Washington Fund
establishing many new branches o raise money to clear the debt on the both as individuals and organizations.
the school systems. Study of the prob- National Headquarters and ClubhouseWa
lem of the rural schools and the child in Washington, D. C. This is the headquarters andclubhouse ashing-t
of pre-school age is among the work Washington Fund Campaign. The
done by the association. Recognition headquarters were opened in Wash- ter for meeting members of the In-
of the work accomplished in the latter1 ington in 1921, and serve as a na- ternational Federation of University
field was given by the Laura Spelman- tional clubhouse for niembers of the Women, the American Association of
Rockefeller Foundation in the form of Amuerican Association of University UniversityWoten is keeping pace
an a.ppropriation for carrying on re- Women as well as for members of thewinh ta ction. elubou fra
search work. In pioneering in the International Federation of University in that direction. Clubhouses for a
study of other vocations than teach- Women to be used when visiting in _similar purpose have been founded in
ing for women, the association laid the capital. Many other organizations
the foundation foi- anotber branch of which cooperated with the association
the governmental departmelt. or do work similar to it in some fields
Exte.iive results have been due to use the headquarters for meetings.
the activities of the association in The building was opened in order to
raising the standards both for ad- serve four distinct purposes, which-Dance in1 a
mission and graduation in the colleges are: first, to serve as national head-
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are meeting. This understanding is
being increased through the exchange
London, in Paris, in Brussels, and !of pirofessors and students, through
groundl has been obtainedi and plans the c'stabhishing of fellawshihis anI
drawn up for one in Athens. The scholarshins, and through fhe ('n--
couraging of research study and vu;its;
Italian women are raising money for among the women.j
one, and Chinese'and Japanese women
desire to establish clubhouses in represented in the Internati01al ],-
Pekin and Tokio. University clubs I eration of University Women-and theE
in various American cities are open to ;oranizations representing them are
iembers both of the association ana as follows: United States, American
of the Federation from other coun- Association of University Women;-
tries. But the headquarters is the Great Britain, British Federation of
only national clubhouse in the United 1 University Women; Canada, Canadian
States, and the capital is a most ap- Federation of University Wome.i
propriate place for it, especially since France, Rapprochement Ilniversit ai'e
many opportunities for advanced 1 Feminin Francais; Spain, Juventud
study are offered in Washington. In Universitaria; Holland, VereeniFing
London the clubhouse is called Cros- van Gestudeerde Vrouwen; India, Fed-
by Hall; in Paris, it is the American ! eration of Indian University Women
University Women's Paris club and is Norway, Kyindelige Akadeniikeres
the former home of Mrs. Whitelaw Landsforbund; Sweden, Akademiskt
Reid, loaned by her for the purpose. Bilade Kvinnors Forening; Australia
In Brussels the clubhouse is connect- Australian Federation of University
ed with the university and is the Women; Austria, Verbandes der Aha-
"Maison des Etudiantes." ' demischen Frauen Oesterreichs ; Bel-
The International Federation of gium, Federation Belge des Femmes
University Women was established in Universitaires; Czecho-Slovakia, Sdru-
1920 in London and was an outgrowth zeni pro zajmy absolventeka a pos-
of a desire to continue the friendships luchacek vysokoskolskych; Dennark
made among the women during the Kvindelige Akademikere; Finland
World War. Thirteen countries were Finlands National Forlund av Aka-
represented at the first conference, demiskt Bilade Kvinnor; Italy, Fed-
although at that time only 6 countries erazione Italiana fra Laureate e
had national associations for univer- Diplomate di Instituti Superiori; New
"ity women. The conference in Paris Zealand, New Zealand Federation o*
in 1922 found 16 countries with na- University Women; South Africa,
tional associations of their own, hav- South African Federation of Univer-
ing met the membership requirements. sity Women; Ireland, Irish Federation
In 1924 at Christianla, 20 national or- of University Women; Switzerland,

SWiss Pederation of University Wom-
The1 pitrpcse of the International
:. (lera Ition of university Women is
"to pronlote understanding and
tmienldshi p bet ween thec university
womiien of the nations of the world, and
hereby to further their interests and
de, chop between their countries
sympathy and nmutual helpfulness."
the ollicers of thie Federation are, a.
follows: president, llan Virginia C,
(ildeisiceve, of I arna rd College;
first vice-president, Dr. Ellen Gleditch,
of Norway; seconId vice-president,
'rof. Winifred 'ullis, of Great Brit-
ai a; thbirdvice-prei ,delt, lle. Mar-
gni£ et ei1('dSpoulet, of France: treasur-
"I" A~rs. Thomas Raeburn White, of the
#united States; execliti] V secretary,
j Miss Theodora Bosanquet, of Great
The Amnerican Association of Uni-
ve.rsity Women prints a Journal four
ines a year. An international pub-
licatiou is heing discussed which
would form another link between the
ani-.ersity women of the various na-
ion:other than the exchange of
n , the est ablishing of fellow-
, , a 11(1 srholarships and t he visit-i
he women from oae country to I
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