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Response to the Brooklyn College Women's Organization from President Kneller

In this letter addressed "Dear ladies," Brooklyn College President John Kneller's office delivers a dismissive response to complaints of sex discrimination and demands made by the Brooklyn College Women's Organization (BCWO). Kneller's office writes that he has "supported the day care concept from the beginning" but refers organizers to the dean of students instead. Regarding organizers' concerns about maternity discrimination, Kneller redirects them to the Board of Higher Education via the University Senate and Legislative Conference. And finally, he refers BCWO to the college curriculum committee to propose a Women's Studies Program. The letter makes no mention of the sex discrimination investigation led by BCWO.

Source | Bridenthal, Renate
Creator | Brooklyn College Office of the President
Date Created | March 12, 1971
Rights | Obtain From Bridenthal, Renate
Item Type | Text (Diary / Correspondence)
Cite This document | Brooklyn College Office of the President, “Response to the Brooklyn College Women's Organization from President Kneller,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed October 18, 2018, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/5542.

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