Fall 2010

From the Editor

By Erin Hallissy


The 1960s and '70s brought many changes to America – the civil rights era, the women's liberation movement, the hippie era. Saint Mary's yearbook from 1970-71 noted a revolution was going on that "will originate with the individual and with culture, and it will change the political structure only as its final actual act. … This is the revolution of the new generation."

New Jan Term Class Celebrates Women's History

By Melanie Conrad

Despite four decades as a coed school, the College has no separate archives of the history of women on campus. Monica Fitzgerald wants to change that through her Jan Term class, "The Skirts Are Coming," which will educate students about women at Saint Mary's.

Women of Influence: Anna Maria Cardinalli '97

Women of Influence: Amy Vernetti '90

Women of Influence: Nance Tovar '78, MA '79, MA Counseling '83

Nance Tovar, who graduated in 1976, was among four women who founded a private school in Oakland in 1989 for children from all socioeconomic and academic levels who would not otherwise be able to get an excellent education.

Women of Influence: Frances Sweeney '86, MA Liberal Studies '08

Women of Influence: Claire Sheridan

Women of Influence: Candace (Lang) Murray '01

Women of Influence: Kathy Baldwin Miller '79

Women of Influence: Dr. Nanette Mickiewicz '83