Mary Washington College

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Mary Washington College,

mainly at Fredericksburg, Va.; state supported; chartered 1908 as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women; first given its present name in 1938; coeducational since 1970. A liberal arts school after 1934, it was consolidated (1944–72) with the Univ. of VirginiaVirginia, University of,
mainly at Charlottesville; state supported; coeducational; chartered 1819, opened 1825 with Thomas Jefferson as its rector. Jefferson also planned the organization and curriculum and designed its first buildings.
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, becoming the undergraduate women's arts and sciences division. The Center for Historic Preservation is there. Its James Monroe Center, in Stafford, also offers postgraduate and professional education.
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Both Mary Washington College and Madison College have the distinction of dating their origins from the same year, 1908.
Some observers suggest he was dismissed because in December 2003, during a visit to Mary Washington College in Virginia, May called the Administration's new Medicare drug policy "mysticism of the marketplace run amok."
Altvater graduated from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Va., in 1987 and moved to Washington, D.C., where he worked as a meeting planner.
Bonanno is a graduate of Mary Washington College of Fredericksburg, Va.
CALLAWAY is an assistant professor of leadership and management at the James Monroe Center of Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Flemer is a political science graduate of Mary Washington College.
In the past year, a few prominent colleges--including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Mary Washington College (VA)--have dropped Early Decision programs.
In separate announcements, VTLS has also announced that Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia, has migrated from the VTLS-99 software to its Virtua system; Taiwan's Tamkang University has recently completed installation of the Unicode Chinese version ofVirtua; and Brazil's State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) has implemented the Virtua system.
Watkins, who teaches at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Va., occasionally allows the sheer mass of material generated by this case to overwhelm him (the notes and sources sections in the back of the book go on for 33 pages), but he does an admirable job of making the legal intricacies of a modern civil-rights class action intelligible.
The house is still standing and today is part of Mary Washington College.