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Women's colleges in the United States: Quiz


Question 1: ________ engaged in a lengthy debate under the presidency of David Truman over the issue of coeducation.
Bryn Mawr CollegeSmith CollegeWellesley CollegeMount Holyoke College

Question 2: The second, ________, declined an offer to merge with Yale University and instead became coeducational in 1969.
Moravian CollegeConnecticut CollegeSkidmore CollegeVassar College

Question 3: ________. Retrieved 2006-11-06.
Telegram & GazetteStar-BannerThe Boston GlobeThe New York Times

Question 4: ________, originally founded as a coeducational school, became a women's college in 1926.
Bennett CollegePaine CollegeClark Atlanta UniversityDillard University

Question 5: ________ changed its single-sex admissions policy to include men in 1982 following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Mississippi University for Women v.

Question 6: On May 3, 1990, the Trustees of ________ announced that they had voted to admit male students.
Mount Holyoke CollegeSweet Briar CollegeMills CollegeBryn Mawr College

Question 7: Beginning in late 2004 the debate concerning coeducation resurfaced when, citing decreased enrollment, ________ announced that it would adopt coeducation.
Sarah Lawrence CollegeElmira CollegeVassar CollegeWells College

Question 8: ________. Retrieved 2006-10-14.
The Boston GlobeStar-BannerTelegram & GazetteThe New York Times

Question 9: Another early women's school was the Moravian College, founded as a female seminary in 1742 in Germantown and later moved to ________ it was originally called the Bethlehem Female Seminary.
Easton, PennsylvaniaBethlehem, PennsylvaniaLehigh County, PennsylvaniaAllentown, Pennsylvania

Question 10: Some early women's colleges, such as Oread Institute chartered as a college for women in ________ 1849, failed to survive.
Worcester, MassachusettsFitchburg, MassachusettsGardner, MassachusettsBoston


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