The mission of Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education (MWPHE) is to strengthen the status of women as professionals and to enhance the quality of public higher education. Founded in 1982, the records of Massachusetts Women in Public Higher education document the organization's work since their earliest days.
The collection is open for research.
Background on Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education
Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education (MWPHE) is a non-profit organization open to women administrators, as well as to those women who aspire to administrative positions in public higher education in Massachusetts. Since 1982, the organization has established an information and support network, enhanced professional development, encouraged and promoted upward mobility, and addressed issues affecting Massachusetts public higher education and the status of women within the system.
Founded in 1982, the records of Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education document the organization's work since their earliest days. Taken as a whole, the collection demonstrates the impact the MWPHE has had on the quality of public higher education in Massachusetts. In particular, the collection highlights the organization's mission to represent and support women administrators, encourage networking for women, and provide professional development through speakers, workshops and forums.
Conferences, Board meetings, retreats.
Board elections, campus coordinators, letters and emails, biographies, research committee report.
Minutes, memoranda, application form, schedules and calendars.
Invitations and membership applications.
Letters, meeting minutes, financial records, campus coordinators, professional development funds, memoranda, reports.
Proposed revisions and changes to by-laws, memorandum.
Proposed revisions and changes.
Memoranda of: Martha D. Jones, Anita Kaplan, Joan M. McGowan, Patricia E. Chisholm, Mary E. Wilson, Elaine Gardiner.
Executive Board, regional coordinators, conferences, retreats, members directory.
Committee membership lists.
Mission statement, memoranda, and information concerning: Educational Leadership (1990), High Strides (1993), and Little Flags Theatre (1988).
Articles, committees, letters from Dorothea Alexander, Joan M. McGowan, Cynthia McGurren, Mary E. Wilson, Martha A. Brine.
Correspondence of Mary E. Wilson, Peter H. Cressy, Nancy Harrington.
Correspondence of Mary E. Wilson, Marion Kilson, Paul Frydrych, Anita Kaplan.
Correspondence of Mary E. Wilson, Adrian Tinsley, Grace Carolyn Brown, Daniel M. Asquino, Peter H. Cressy.
Special contributions, checks, and letters.
Correspondence of Mary E. Wilson, Lois Harrison-Jones, Mary Caton, Jacqueline Kral, Elaine Gardiner, Grace Carolyn Brown, Stanley Z. Koplik, Patricia McGovern.
Correspondence of Mary E. Wilson, Grace Carolyn Brown, Stanley Z. Koplik, Patricia McGovern.
Correspondence of Marion Bojas, Mary E. Wilson, Dorothea Alexander, Martha Jones.
By-laws and proposed revisions, memoranda, directory, money receipt book.
Election committee, Executive Board, list of candidates.
Minutes, memoranda, Secretary's report.
Correspondence and memoranda of Mary E. Wilson, Dorothea Alexander, Martha Brine, Carol Vaas, Elaine Gardiner, Martha Jones.
Correspodence of Elaine Gardiner, Mary E. Wilson, Dorothea Alexander, Roberta T. Noodell, Diane Lapkin, Gail A. Indyk, Cynthia McCurren, Kay Ransdell.
Board officers and members, regional coordinators.
Application for members, nomination forms, minutes, budget, memoranda.
Newsletter, invitation, diskette.
Binder containing mostly letters, memoranda, brochures.
Memoranda, brochure, flyer.
Letters, memoranda, invitations, faxes, reports.
Correspondence of Mary E. Wilson, Gwendolyn Rosemond, Cynthia McGurren, Dorothea Alexander, Elaine Gardiner.
Professional development award application, Executive Board, annual retreat.
Newsletter, Executive Board, annual retreat, committees.
Executive Board minutes, annual board retreat, position descriptions, reports.
Letters, emails, brochures.
Business card and note.
Memoranda, copy of newsletter, fall and spring conferences.
Issues of newsletter, memoranda, invoices, faxes, photographs.
Mary E Mahoney to candidates concerning elections for the Executive Board.
Letters ffrom Mary E. Mahoney, Mary E. Wilson, Dorothea Alexander.
Regional coordinator, campus coordinator.
Memoranda and faxes concerning professional development awards and scholarships.
Memoranda, letters, awards committee report.
Members, letters from Mary E. Wilson, Jean Goodwin, Dorothea Alexander.
Minutes, budget, memorandum, letters, invitation, pamphlet, photographs.
Letters and memoranda.
Lists, job descriptions, memoranda.
Lists of coordinators.
Campus coordinators, members, committees.
Memorandum from Dorothea Alexander to Campus Coordinators
Letters and memoranda concerning research questionnaire.
Letters and memoranda, schedules, financial records, Briarwood minutes,position descriptions.
Biographies and professional summaries, conferences.
Criteria and nomination forms, letters and memoranda.
By-laws, check register, bank slips, memoranda concerning tax exempt status.
Check registers, expense reports, federal tax information.
Letters and memoranda, receipts, financial statements.
Membership, conferences, retreats, invoices, letters.
Letters and memoranda concerning conferences, check registers, reimbursements, donations.
Connections East Survey.
Letters and memoranda, brochures, photographs.
Acquired from Diane Smith, 2006.
Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:
Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education Records (MS 513). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.