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With the changing picture of dormitory life, the image of housemothers has also changes. When former Dean of Men John Stewart hired housemothers 15 years ago, he told them they were to train the boys in the social graces--pulling out chairs and opening doors. Stewart felt women would improve the atmosphere in the dorms.
Dutch, Rachel, "Change terminates housemother program" (1973). Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. 250.
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