Faculty and Staff Leaders


The Faculty & Staff portion of this website aims to shed light on the contributions of various women serving as faculty and staff at Davidson College from its founding until the present day. This section highlights several administrative staff, dining services and auxillary services staff, and faculty. For information about the women of the College Laundry, please consult the Laundry section of this website.


Landing Page: Here, you will find select images, reports, and events related to significant moments about female-identifying staff and faculty at Davidson College.


Administrative Staff:  Here, you will find information and brief biographical sketches about key women serving as administrative staff (secretaries, librarians, and administrators) at Davidson College from the 1800s until today.


Dining Staff: Here, you will find stories about the significant women who have contributed to the dining experiences of Davidson College students from boarding houses in the 1800s to Patterson Court houses in the early 1990s.


Faculty: Here, you will find information and brief biographical sketches about some significant female-identifying faculty leaders, beginning with the hiring of Eulalia Cornelius and Gertrude Williamson as instructors of music at Davidson College.



Advisory Statement: 

Davidson College Archives and Special Collections contain materials originally published in yearbooks, newspapers, and other Davidson College publications. You may encounter upsetting racist, oppresive, and outdated representations in these documents. They are included for historical accuracy and do not represent the views of the current Davidson College community, which seeks to honor the dignity of all persons and commits itself to a quest for truth and building of a more just and humane future. 


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