myU OneStop

CEHD News.

Main | Beach and O'Brien comment on literacy and technology »

In memoriam: Eloise Jaeger

Professor Emeritus Eloise Jaeger, a pioneer in women’s physical education at the University of Minnesota and the first woman to have administrative authority over a men’s and women’s physical education department, passed away Monday, October 8. Jaeger was a steadfast force behind women’s physical education and the establishment of women’s intercollegiate athletics, and was instrumental in increasing girls’ and women’s participation in all aspects of sport and physical activity. A funeral is tentatively scheduled for October 20.

UPDATE: There will be a memorial service for Dr. Eloise M. Jaeger on Friday, October 26, at Diamond Lake Lutheran Church []. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a lunch following.

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)

Type the characters you see in the picture above.