"Because coed higher education is still not fully satisfying the needs of women, and because our society is more dependent than ever before upon the talents of women - women's colleges are a necessary part of educational diversity today. We must not assume co-education is gender-equal education simply because it is the current popular choice." ~ President Lisa Marsh Ryerson '81
On October 2, 2004, Ryerson and the Board of Trustees voted to admit men.
A year later: total enrollment increases by twenty, students feel betrayed, alumnae are angry, and the first year class elects a male president! Updated 3/27/06.
Science Building construction begun in location required by the Master Plan (remember that?) necessitates paving of Macmillan lawn, devastation of environment, and relocation of commencement to the Aurora Inn. (New 3/25/05)