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5. South Building

"Women's Rules Time Has Come"

"Women's Rules Time Has Come," 1968

Dean Carmichael was responsible for enforcing separate rules for women, including a dress code. The dress code (skirts and blouses for every day, heels and suits for football games) for women was not lifted until 1967. Even at that time, shorts and pants were not permitted in classrooms, dining rooms, the library, or administrative buildings including South Building.

Mary Turner Lane

Mary Turner Lane on Katherine Carmichael

Listen to Mary Turner Lane, Professor of Education and the first director of the Women’s Studies program, tell about Dean Carmichael.