AAUW NC Board of Directors Meeting
July 11, 2003 Jacksonville, NC
Educational Foundation Report
The total amount sent from AAUWNC to the Educational Foundation for 2002 was
$37,790.87. At this time the contributions for the Educational Foundation from
AAUWNC for 2003 total $5400.83. This amount includes $1350 sent as memorials for
Elizabeth Johnson. Let us work to make our contributions for 2003 exceed the amount
sent last year.
Due to financial constraints Research and Project Grants(Community Action and
Career Development Grants) were not funded for 2003-2004. Partial funding will
be restored for 2004-2005. Some funds sent to EF for General Foundation Support
(undesignated funds) will be used to help support Research and Projects Grants.
Fellowships and Grants Designation Codes
The North Carolina Fellowships and Research and Projects Grants and their Designation
Codes are given below:
Quisenberry, Shirley S. and Karl S.: 4094
Winston, Ellen Black: 1621
Gilliatt, Rosalynd: 1155
Research and Projects Grants
Charlotte Branch: 4175
Johnson, L. Adelaide & M. Elizabeth: 1813
Norris, Beth: 1857
North Carolina Golden Anniversary: 1283
Retherford, Enola G.: 1759
Schaffmeyer, Stine J.: 4154
The Educational Foundation Contributions form that must be sent with all contributions
must include the appropriate Designation Code. Information on the history of North
Carolina Fellowships and Research and Projects Grants can be found in the North
Carolina AAUW History 1947 - 2001 by Clara Allen, pages 14 - 16.
Financial Briefings were held during the recent AAUW Convention at Providence,
RI. Jo Herber, a member of the EF Board of Directors, reported that the Board
and staff of EF worked very hard to achieve a balanced budget for 2004 - 2005.
The EF staff members agreed to no increase in salary in order to have a balanced
The 2003 EF Awards
These were presented at the EF Banquet at the Convention.
Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award
Presented to the National Women's Law Center. Founded in 1972, the year that Title
IX was passed, the National Women's Law Center has protected and advanced the
progress of women and girls in every aspect of their education.
AAUW Recognition Award for Emerging Scholars
Presented to Linda K. Weavers, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of Engineering at Ohio
State University. Weavers researches the basic science and applications of sonochemistry(
the study of reactions in or near collapsing bubbles) and advanced oxidation processes
to the purification of drinking water, wastewater, and hazardous wastes. Her research
provides the basis for effective and efficient modeling of complex environmental
processes and water treatment technologies.
AAUW Achievement Award
Presented to Gloria Steinem, one of the most influential writers, activists of
our time. She travels worldwide as a lecturer and feminist organizer and is a
frequent media spokeswoman on issues of equality. Biography magazine listed
her as one of the 25 most influential women in America. She was inducted into
the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, NY, in 1993. She was a featured
speaker at the 1977 AAUW Convention in Minneapolis.
Mary Jo Pribble, EF Chair