In this week’s installment of our ongoing series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, Women Oriented Women are leaving stickers around campus to increase awareness of lesbianism, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter asks professors for advice, and more.
March 12, 1969—About 500 disgruntled alumni calling themselves Alumni Committee to Involve Ourselves Now (ACTION) announce a campaign to attempt to overturn the Board of Trustees’ decision to make Princeton coeducational.
March 13, 1878—A fight breaks out between students of the College of New Jersey (Princeton) and Princeton Theological Seminary. Six College students are arrested on charges of assault and arson.
March 15, 1991—The Daily Princetonian reports on the organization behind the “A Lesbian Was Here” stickers being put up around campus, Women Oriented Women (W.O.W.).
March 17, 1981—Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter visits Princeton to ask advice about writing his memoirs from scholars of the presidency.
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