Timeline of Women at U.Va.
Caroline Preston Davis applies for permission to take the examination for a B.A. in mathematics. Davis passes the exam and is awarded a "certificate of proficiency" instead of a degree.
Addis M. Meade receives a master's degree in mathematics. Later that year, the Faculty and Board of Visitors vote against admitting women under any conditions.
Women are admitted to two-year nursing diploma program at U.Va. hospital.
Mary Cooke-Branch Munford presses the Virginia General Assembly to establish a co-ordinate women's college in Charlottesville. U.Va. faculty endorse the bill in 1911.
A bill to establish a co-ordinate women's college in Charlottesville passes the state Senate, but fails in the House by two votes.
The General Assembly decides to admit women to graduate and professional programs at U.Va. Seventeen women enroll at U.Va. in the Fall of 1920.
U.Va. receives $50,000 from the Graduate Nurses' Association for the establishment of a School of Nursing.
Several faculty wives and daughters are accepted in the College.
Alice Jackson, an African-American female, focuses national attention on U.Va.'s discriminatory admissions policies when she applies to the school.
Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg becomes affiliated with U.Va. as a "co-ordinate school" for women.