In the Media: Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert Discusses the Value of Women’s Colleges on

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Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert, acting vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty, discussed the value of a women’s college education in’s overview of top women’s colleges. “Within the curriculum, students learn about gender and women’s studies, and faculty are conscious to include readings from a diverse array of scholars in courses across disciplines,” Edwalds-Gilbert says. “Framing knowledge in this way recognizes the many contributions of women and people of color helps students see themselves as knowledge creators.”