1924 November 19

Women’s Groups Recommend Appointment of Women to NY State Board of Regents


Women’s groups in New York City on this day recommended the appointment of women to the New York state Board of Regents, the governing body of state colleges and universities. At present there are no women, and none have previously served on the Board.

Groups making the recommendation included the Women’s City Club, the League of Women Voters, the Junior League, the New York State Federation of Teachers and Parents, and the Women’s Trade Union League.

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