Reunion 1971, Spotlight on a Woman's World, Class of 1966, page 2

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          Last fall the officers of the Class of '66 sent out to our
classmates what we sincerely believed to be a perfectly innocu-
ous questionnaire, the replies to which we hoped would yield
information concerning the whereabouts and doings of some old
friends. Considering the times in which we are living, and
(especially ironic) in view of our Reunion theme, we should
have put more thought into our questionnaire.

As a consequence of what we did do, we received many justi-
fiable complaints. To cite a few examples:

"This questionnaire . . . reveals data which is totally
unimportant. . . ."

"I should think that, as graduates of a fine women's
college, OUR present occupations are more important than
those of our husbands." (an objection to the order of our

"Are we known by ourselves or still by those who have
given us a variant last name???"

Perhaps our errors were due to the pressures of time or
even, we may be persuaded at Reunion, to a lifetime of male
chauvinist brainwashing. At any rate, we ask of you now a
little understanding and, yes, forgiveness as we herewith
present the results of the Class of 1966 survey.

About one-third of our classmates, 121 to be exact, com-
pleted and returned our questionnaire. Since this is in no
way a truly representative sampling we do not presume to make
generalizations about the class as a whole. Here, however, is
a summary of the data provided by the 121 respondents: 

Seventy-nine either have attained or are presently working
toward graduate degrees. This figure does not include those
who have token extraneous courses on a non-matriculated basis. 

The most popular occupation of the respondents (excluding
housewife) is teaching. Of the 16 teachers, five are members
of college faculties. The second most popular occupation is
that of librarian - 8. Five of the respondents are M.D.'s;
five are attorneys and four are employed in the field of social

About two out of three of the respondents are employed
outside the home. of these, nine are working students and
11 are working mothers.