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In memoriam: Eloise Jaeger

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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 [http://tinyurl.com/2oq9zz]. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a lunch following.

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