College mourns the loss of Gerda Lerner, co-founder of Women's History graduate program

Friday, January 4, 2013

Gerda Lerner, a pioneer in the field of women's history and co-founder of the Women's History graduate program at Sarah Lawrence, passed away on January 2. In creating the graduate program—the first in the nation—The New York Times says "Dr. Lerner set about trying to establish women’s history as a respected academic discipline and to raising the status of women in the historical profession."