Coeducation at The Citadel

Title

Coeducation at The Citadel

Subject

Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina
Coeducation.

Description

This collection contains materials related to the battle for coeducation at The Citadel. For more information and research tips, visit our Coeducation Research Guide.

Publisher

The Citadel Archives & Museum

Rights

Materials in The Citadel Archives & Museum Digital Collections are intended for educational and research use. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. For more information contact The Citadel Archives & Museum, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 29409.

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/collections/show/28

Coverage

Charleston (S.C.)

Collection Items

Letter from Claudius E. Watts III to the Citadel Community, August 7, 1992
Letter to notify The Citadel community that a lawsuit was filed in Federal Court in Charleston against The Citadel seeking the admittance of female students into the academic day program. In this letter, Claudius E. Watts III, president of The…

Court document. Shannon Richey Faulkner and the United States of America vs. James E. Jones Jr. et al. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. September 9, 1993
Appeal by the defendants stating that the district court failed to determine whether the plaintiff would suffer irreparable harm as a consequence of denial of the requested injunction, and that harm to The Citadel would outweigh benefits to the…

Speech. "Single-Gender Education: Is it beneficial to society?" Claudius E. Watts III, December 9, 1993
Speech delivered by Claudius E. Watts III, president of The Citadel from 1989 to 1996, delivered this speech before The Presbyterian Men of the First and Providence Churches, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina on December 9, 1993.

Brochure. "The Citadel: Questions and answers about the successes of today and the challenges of tomorrow"
Brochure produced by The Citadel circa 1993 in defense of single gender education.

Editorial response by Claudius E. Watts III, February 21, 1994
Editorial response written by Claudius E. Watts III, president of The Citadel from 1989 to 1996, submitted to The Atlanta Constitution of February 21, 1994.

Court document. Shannon Richey Faulkner and the United States of America vs. James E. Jones, Jr. et al. Findings of Fact, Conclusion of Law and Order. July 22, 1994
Order that The Citadel admit Shannon Faulkner to the Corps of Cadets, and pursue a proposed remedial plan to implement a plan that conforms with the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution.

Letter from Claudius E. Watts III to faculty and staff at The Citadel, August 4, 1994
Letter from Claudius E. Watts III, president of The Citadel from 1989 to 1996, informing faculty and staff at The Citadel that the United States District Court in Charleston ordered The Citadel to admit Shannon Faulkner into the Corps of Cadets.

Court document. Shannon Richey Faulkner and the United States of America vs. James E. Jones, Jr. et al. Appellants' Emergency Motion to Stay Orders Pending Appeal and Supporting Memorandum. August 5, 1994
Defendants' request that the Court stay, pending appeal, the District Court's orders compelling the immediate admission of the plaintiff into The Citadel's Corps of Cadets.

Court document. Shannon Richey Faulkner and the United States of America vs. James E. Jones, Jr. et al. Brief of Appellee, October 11, 1994
Brief of Appellee arguing that The Citadel cannot justify denying its unique military-style education to women.

Court document. Shannon Richey Faulkner and the United States of America vs. James E. Jones, Jr. et al. Defendants' Proposed Contingency Plan for Admission of Shannon Faulkner, June 1, 1995
Defendants' proposed Contingency Plan for the admission of Shannon Faulkner to The Citadel's Corps of Cadets, including information on Ms. Faulkner's schedule, company assignment, classes, room, physical fitness and grooming requirements, visitors,…
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