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Leonard (Karen) files on equity issues for women in higher education

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An oral interview with Dr. Karen Leonard, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Leonard discusses documenting equity issues for women in higher education in California throughout the 1970s-1990s. Dr. Leonard was involved in several equity rights organizations including Women at Irvine in the 1970s; co-chair and president of the UCI Chapter of California Women in Higher Education in the 1970s and 1980s; member or chair of UCI Academic Senate committees on Affirmative Action (including chairing the systemwide committee) and Privilege and Tenure in the 1970s and 1990s; Affirmative Action Coordinator of University Council - American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT) in the 1970s; and founder of the UCI Faculty Women's Association in the 1980s. View collection guide.

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