First woman to write an article for the Collegian: Linda (Urban) Sears ’73
First woman to serve on Judicial Board: Roberta Dunn, the first female member of the political science faculty.
First women to edit the Collegian: Liesel Friedrich ’71 and Denise Largent Roberts ’73.
First women to graduate: Patricia Sellew Cimarosa ’71, Belinda Bremner ’71 and Judith Hobbs Goodhand ’71.
First female winner of a Watson Fellowship: Flora N. Katz ’72.
First female Danforth Scholar: Jean C. Dunbar ’73.
First female president of the Black Student Union: Geraldine Coleman Tucker ’74.
First woman to edit Reveille: Leonie Silverman Deutsch ’73.
First woman to edit Hika: Kyrla J. Lowe ’76.
First female president of a senior class: Georgiene A. Radlick ’76.
First alumna to be hired as an admissions counselor: Cornelia “Buffy” Ireland Hallinan ’76.
First female winner of the E. Malcolm Anderson Cup: Nina P. Freedman ’77 H'92.
First female president of Student Council: Christine Gould Sharkey ’80.
First female All-American athlete: Kathleen Singer Litchfield ’81 (swimming).
First woman to head WKCO: Joan Friedman Harris ’80.
First woman to preside over a chapter of a nationally affiliated fraternity: Heather Thomas Lazare ’80 (Psi Upsilon).
This list originally ran in the Spring 1995 Alumni Bulletin.