The Tides Have Turned


In the last two centuries or so, Dickinson College has undergone significant changes in terms of how it addresses educating women and their involvement on campus. From starting out as a college exclusively for men, to allowing female alumni, to having sororities, creating Women and Gender Studies departments, and finally selecting a female president for the college, it has gone through its fair share of changes.

Today, our current ratio of male to female students is rapidly approaching 60:40, with 60 percent being female and 40 percent being male. This reflects the societal changes that encourage women to be pursuing college educations more than men. Although this may seem to be progress enough,

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