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University of Denver. Colorado Women's College

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The Women's College of the University of Denver began in 1909 as the Colorado Woman's Baptist College. By the year 1915, enrollment in the college had reached 178 students. In 1967, the college reached an all-time high in enrollment at 1,117 students, and was renamed Temple Buell College after a gift of $25 million from Temple Buell. In 1973, the name was changed back to Colorado Women's College. In 1976, the Colorado Women's College proposed a merger with the University of Denver due to financial difficulties, but the offer was declined by DU. In an effort to explore a more diverse student base, CWC began The Weekend College program in 1979. Financial problems continued for CWC, and the College again approached the University of Denver about a merger. After a study conducted by both institutions, the University of Denver acquired CWC in 1982. The University of Denver continued The Weekend College as a part of its Daniels College of Business. In 1993, Michele Bloom became the Executive Director of The Weekend College. The Weekend College existed as a continuing education program for women, and Bloom renamed the program The Women's College in the same year she became Executive Director. The Women's College became a separate academic unit within the University, and Michele Bloom was named its first Dean in 1997.
Colorado Women's College acquired in 1882.
Sources Card Catalog. Administration- Board of Trustees.
Colorado Women's College incorporated in 1888.
Sources Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg.189).
Colorado Women’s College opens in 1909.
Sources Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg.189).

Found in 722 Collections and/or Records:

1999 Planning, 1999 February 23-September 22

 File
Identifier: U109.04.0013.0014
Overview This folder contains a copy of the 2000 fiscal year budget proposal as well as other documents pertaining to the planning of 1999.

2001 TWC Alumnae Association Mentoring Project, 2001

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Identifier: U109.05.0018.0009
Overview This folder contains a letter written to Michele ''Mike'' Bloom. The letter proposes the instituting of a mentoring project where TWC alumnae would help mentor currently enrolled students.

2002 TWC Alumnae Association Mentoring Project, 2001-2002

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Identifier: U109.05.0018.0010
Overview This folder contains documents pertaining to the development and institution of a program wherein TWC Alumnae Association members would act as mentors for current TWC students.

2003 Retreats - Strategic Planning, 2003 January 30-April 1

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Identifier: U109.04.0013.0018
Overview This folder contains materials pertaining to a Women's College Retreat that took place in 2003. The retreat focused on goals, new initiatives, and enrollment strategies and planning.

2003 TWC Student Writings, 2003 March 7

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Identifier: U109.04.0013.0044
Overview This folder contains a collection of student writings from The Women's College from 2003.

2005 Reunion Expenses, 2004 August 10-2005 September 5

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Identifier: U109.05.0018.0029
Overview This folder contains notes, outlines, budgetary tracking, email correspondence, and reports all pertaining to the expenses of the 2005 CWC Reunion.

2005 TWC Reunion Pics, Reunion Meeting Pics, circa 2005 September 1

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Identifier: U109.05.0018.0030.00001
Overview This cd contains photos of the 2005 Women's College Reunion. This was the first TWC reunion held in the newly completed Chambers Center.

2005 TWC Reunion Power Points and Slide Shows, circa 2005 September 1

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Identifier: U109.05.0018.0030.00002
Overview This cd contains photos of the powerpoint presentation given at the 2005 Women's College Reunion. This was the first TWC reunion held in the newly completed Chambers Center.

2005 TWC Reunion Slideshow Photo, 2001 January 26

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Identifier: U109.05.0018.0030.00002.00001
Overview Four people sitting around a table. This photo was used in a slideshow for the 2005 Women's College Reunion. This was the first TWC reunion held in the newly completed Chambers Center.