Program History

Check out some of our program's history in the documents below.  As we organize our archives, more will be digitized and posted.  If you have a historical document that would be a good addition to our collection, please contact us at gsws@pitt.edu

1972 - Prologue to the Women's Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh

1973 - "Academic Feminism: The History of WS at the University of Pittsburgh," by Marcia Landy

1977 - Women's Studies Program Five Year Report

1978 - Report of a Survey of Women's Studies Graduates 1973-1977

1988 - The Fifteenth Anniversary Celebration, program

1988 - Women's Studies Pioneers Reflect on Fifteen Years - University Times

1988 - Women's Studies Program, brochure

1990 - Women's Studies Program, brochure

1992 - Founders of Women's Studies at the University of Pittsburgh - Prepared for the 20th Anniversary,  program history and founders

1992 - 20 Years of Strength and Vision, anniversary program

1992 - Women's Studies Marks 20 Years - Pitt News

1995 - They Might Be Giants - Celebrating the 100 Year Anniversary of Women at Pitt - Pitt Magazine

2002 - Women's Studies Marks 30th Anniversary - Pitt Chronicle

2002 - Women's Studies Program, undergraduate brochure

2003 - Campus Climate Survey

2004 - Women's Studies Program, graduate brochure

2013 - Request for Program Name Change

2014 - GSWS Program Brochure

2014 - "Women's Studies changes with the times" - University Times

2015 - GSWS Major Approved - Pitt News

2016 - First GSWS Majors Graduate

2019 - Minor in LGBTQ and Critical Sexuality Studies Approved