<h2>The Women of Indiana University Portrait Collection</h2>
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<h4>Margaret “Nellie” Owings</h4>
<p>A lifelong resident of Indianapolis, Nellie Owings was married to William LeGrande Wingate, a pioneer lumber dealer in Indianapolis. Mr. Wingate, very active in the city, was elected a member of the Indianapolis City Council on April 24, 1847, the first election held after Indianapolis was declared a city on March 30, 1847. At the time of her death, Nellie was the oldest member of Broadway Methodist Episcopal Church, a place she spent much of her time as an active worker. Nellie was survived by three daughters and a son, as well as three grandchildren including Nelson Heinrichs, the donor of this portrait.</p>
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<p>Theodore Clement Steele, American (1847-1926) Oil on canvas 1887 | Gift of Nelson and Karen Heinrichs</p>
<h4>Kate Milner Rabb</h4>
<p>Kate Milner Rabb, born in Rockport, IN, began her career as a student at age 15 at IU, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Following graduation, she edited Indiana Women magazine as well as published her first book, National Ethics. Rabb and William Herschell co-authored two volumes of a four-volume History of Indiana. A pioneer in an age when journalism was not open to women, she is best remembered for her popular column, “A Hoosier Listening Post,” which ran daily on the Indianapolis Star’s editorial page from 1920-1937. Kate Milner Rabb Residence Hall (part of Teter Residence Center) was named in her honor in 1971.<p>
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<p>J. William Kennedy, American (1903-1996) Oil on canvas ca. 1959</p>
<h4>Charlotte Lowe Bryan</h4>
<p>Charlotte Lowe earned a bachelor’s degree from IU in 1888 and a master’s degree in 1889. She married William Bryan and in 1889, they combined their last names and became the Lowe Bryans. As a philosopher, Charlotte collaborated with her husband on three books about Plato. Charlotte Lowe Bryan was the 10th first lady and advocate for IU’s Memorial Fund Campaign. She suggested the fund be used to build a stadium, auditorium, and union building as well as the first women’s dormitory. She served as IU’s first lady for 35 years having left her mark on both academia and on extending the campus.</p>
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<p>Marie Goth, American (1887-1975) Oil on canvas 1935</p>

<h4>Nellie Showers Teter</h4>
<p>Nellie Showers Teter was descended from the Shower Brothers Furniture family, one of Bloomington’s earliest and most successful businesses. Teter graduated from IU in 1893 with an A.B. degree after two years in the Preparatory Department and four years in the University. She married Sanford F. Teter, prominent IU grad, in 1895 and was the first woman elected to the Indiana University Board of Trustees serving from 1924-1945. She also received the Distinguished Alumni Service Award in 1956. Teter was particularly interested in construction and equipment of dormitories for female students. IU’s Teter Quad is named in her honor.</p>
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<p>J. William Kennedy, American (1903-1996) Oil on canvas ca.1959</p>
<h4>Ethel P. Clarke</h4>
<p>Ethel P. Clarke was the second director of the Indiana University Training School for Nurses, serving from July of 1915 until September 13, 1931. During her tenure, the school experienced tremendous growth in the number of enrolled students and in the number of graduate nurses on staff in hospitals. Clarke led a curriculum revision, created more opportunities to enhance student life, and was able to acquire more resources for the school. One of her greatest contributions was the construction and opening of Ball Residence in 1923.</p>
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<p>Marie Goth, American (1887-1975) Oil on canvas ca.1947</p>
<h4>Agnes E. Wells</h4>
<p>Dr. Agnes Wells, born in Saginaw, Michigan, was a passionate supporter of women’s rights. Following her graduation from the University of Michigan with a degree in mathematics and Carleton College with a degree in astronomy, Wells became a high school principal in Michigan. Wells continued to pursue higher education during her career and earned a Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Michigan in 1924. In 1917, she was hired as a faculty member at the University of Michigan where she also served as the Dean of Women for two years. Wells left the university to come to IU where she served as Dean of Women from 1919 to 1938. In this position, Wells assisted female students with housing and had a hand in establishing the dormitory system at IU. After retiring as dean, she taught mathematics and astronomy until 1944. Outside of her academic work, Wells founded a $1 million fellowship fund for the American Association of University Women. She also belonged to the American Association of Deans of Women and the American Association of University Professors. In 1949, she became chair of the National Women’s Party. The Agnes E. Wells quadrangle at IU comprises four buildings: Morrison Hall, Sycamore Hall, Memorial Hall, and Goodbody Hall.</p>
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<p>Marie Goth, American (1887-1975) Oil on canvas 1938</p>
<h4>Carrie Parker Taylor</h4>
<p>Carrie Parker was Indiana University’s first female African American student. She attended classes in 1898 after becoming the first African American female to earn a high school diploma in Vermillion County, Indiana. A child of former slaves, she was a brilliant and determined student who overcame many obstacles. Though Parker did not ultimately graduate from IU, she led an accomplished life and instilled a love of learning in her children, helped establish two churches and wrote poetry throughout her life. Taylor’s connection to IU was discovered in 2015 and a scholarship was created in her honor. Awardees must achieve significant academic accomplishments, demonstrate strong work ethic, and inspire others to recognize their academic promise. A portrait of Taylor is also on display at the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center.</p>
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<p> Ashley Renea Smith, American | Acrylic on canvas 2016</p>
<h4> Anna Bernice Harting Wells</h4>
<p> Anna Bernice Harting Wells, known at Indiana University as simply “Mother Wells,” was the mother of IU’s 11th president, Herman B Wells. Following her husband’s death in 1948, she came to Bloomington for a month-long visit with her son and never left. She was IU’s first lady for 25 years, and known for her genuine affection for people. In her article, A Legacy of Leadership, Laurie McRobbie says of Mother Wells, “Mrs. Wells set a pattern on which contemporary first ladies have elaborated. Serving IU during a period when women were required to stay in the background, she was an international ambassador for IU who opened the door for a new kind of first lady.” When Mother Wells passed away in 1973, Herman Wells received hundreds of letters telling of the many lives that she touched while serving IU.</p/>
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<p>Marie Goth, American (1887-1975) Oil on canvas ca. 1945</p>
<h4>Grace Montgomery Showalter</h4>
<p> Grace Montgomery Showalter, born in Shelbyville, Indiana, was the first woman elected to the IU Foundation’s board of directors, where she served for 23 years. Her substantial gifts to the university (in honor of her late husband, Ralph) endowed IUPUI’s Center for Advanced Research and provided much of the funding for Showalter House, the home of the IU Foundation. She gifted Showalter Fountain to the university in 1961. Upon her death, Showalter left IU $7.5 million, $5 million of which went to the IU School of Medicine in Indianapolis. Curt Simic, President Emeritus of the IU Foundation said of Mrs. Showalter, “Grace Showalter was as strong a leader of anyone of her time. She and Dr. Wells were a formidable team when something important needed to be done. The Showalter Fountain was shown to only one person and funded by that person, Grace Showalter.”</p>
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<p>Donald Mattison, American (1905-1975) Oil on canvas 1974</p>
<h4>Alice McDonald Nelson</h4>
<p>Alice McDonald Nelson began her work at IU overseeing Alpha Hall in 1920, a dormitory acquired to house female students. She then became Director of the Halls of Residence, a position she held for 45 years. During this time she was responsible for the development of the majority of residence halls, dining facilities, and on-campus apartments on the Bloomington campus. Along with President Wells, she was responsible for the development of the library system within the residence hall facilities. Nelson’s success at IU as Director of the Halls of Residence opened doors for women to pursue careers in the housing profession throughout public universities nationwide.</p>
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<p>J. William Kennedy, American (1903-1996) Oil on canvas 1965</p>
<h4> Mary Rieman Maurer</h4>
</p>Mary Rieman Maurer attended Indiana University from 1912-1916 and received her degree in philosophy. Maurer was an active member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority as well as a teacher, former trustee of IU and treasurer of the Distinguished Alumni Service Club. In 1917, Maurer became the second recipient of the Gertrude Rich Award, given to those who make outstanding contributions to the IU Alumni Association. In 1967 she received an honorary degree, Doctor of Laws, from IU.</p>
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<p>Marie J. Thompson, American | Oil on canvas ca. 1970</p>
<h4>Frances Marshall Eagleson</h4>
<p>In 1919 Frances Marshall became the earliest African American female graduate of Indiana University when she received her Bachelor of Arts in English. In a time when it was rare for a black woman to attend college, Marshall was simply concerned with receiving her education and did not allow obstacles to stand in her way. In 1982, Marshall told the Indiana Daily Student “I never worried about being a woman going to school; I never worried about being black going to school. I just went on with what I had to do.” After receiving her education, Marshall went on to serve as a teacher and university administrator at Edward Waters College in Florida, North Carolina Central University, Florida Memorial College, and Spelman College in Georgia. The Neal Marshall Black Culture Center on IU’s campus is named in Marshall’s honor, along with Marcellus Neal, the first African American student to graduate from IU.</p>
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<p>Robert Kingsley, American (born 1945) Inkjet print on canvas 2002 | Courtesy of the Neal Marshall Black Cultural Center (home to the original painting) Courtesy of AAAI Archives</p>
<h4>Edith Schuman</h4>

<p>Dr. Schuman was the first female intern at the Indiana University School of Medicine (1933-1935). She was well known during her years at the medical school for making house calls in the neighborhoods surrounding the medical campus to deliver babies. During World War II, Schuman served as Chief Medical Officer for the Army Specialized Training Corps. She later served as a physician at the Indiana University Student Health Center, where she played a role in the development of the center. Dr. Schuman also occasionally taught courses, including a marriage course designed by the famed Dr. Alfred Kinsey. Indiana University Bloomington offers the Edith Schuman Award in her honor. The award is given for academic excellence and significant contributions to the Sports Medicine Program for women's athletics.</p>
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<p>Artist unknown | Photo on paper | On loan from the family of Wayne and Maggi Schuman</p>
<h4>Emily Holmquist</h4>
<p>Appointed the first dean of the School of Nursing in 1957, Emily Holmquist oversaw the transition of the Indiana University School of Nursing into an autonomous school separate from the School of Medicine in 1965. She worked to unify IU's three separate regional nursing programs into one single school headquartered at IUPUI. She also built an accredited baccalaureate nursing curriculum, established an associate degree program, increased the school's enrollment, and oversaw the construction of a new nursing building. Holmquist retired as dean in 1973 but continued to teach nursing classes until 1977. Holmquist was the cofounder of the journal Nursing Research. She also served as the first executive officer of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the President of the Indiana State Nurses Association. Throughout her career, Holmquist received numerous awards including a 1989 Sagamore of the Wabash award. In 1993, she became the first recipient of the Indiana University School of Nursing Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1994, the School of Nursing established a memorial endowment in her honor.</p>
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<p>Donald M. Mattison, American (1905-1975) Oil on canvas 1972</p>
<h4>Betty Foster Blumberg Polley</h4>
<p>Elizabeth “Betty” Foster Blumberg Polley served as a trustee of Indiana University from 1980-1986. She received bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in education from Indiana University where she was a member of Chi Omega and Alpha Psi Omega sororities. Foster was a professor of art at Indiana State University from 1950-1965. Her artwork represented the United States in a calligraphy exhibition at Buckingham Palace and adorns a number of treaties for the White House. In 1988, she received the President’s Medal for Excellence. She, alongside Chancellor Herman B Wells, pioneered the first American program for overseas educational travel to earn college credit. A member of well over 30 corporations, organizations and associations throughout her life, Foster was a very busy woman. A self-proclaimed feminist, she once said of her involvement, “I like to do things like this. I like to reach out a little and open doors of opportunity for women…And I always hope other women will pick up on my ideas and go through those doors once they are open.</”p>
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<h4>Dagmar K. Riley</h4>
<p>Dagmar K. Riley was born in Kippan, Skane, Norway to Olaf and Henrietta Karlsson. As a young woman she worked in Chicago where she married J. Stewart Riley. They settled in Bedford, Indiana where he purchased and merged the two daily newspapers. Dagmar was active in the publishing business with her husband and together they launched the Bloomington Herald in 1947. Following the launch, they merged the Telephone with the World-Telephone creating what is now known as the The Herald-Times. Following her husband’s death in 1965, Dagmar sold the Bedford and Bloomington newspapers to Schurz Communications, Inc. and moved to Bloomington. She married G. Robert Williams, former publisher of the Times-Mail in 1988. During her time in Bloomington, Riley was an avid supporter of Indiana University. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the Indiana University Foundation and established the Riley Chair in Journalism in her husband’s memory to further journalism education at IU. She was also the first woman to serve on the Board of Directors of Public Service Indiana, a board she served on for several years. Upon her death in 1990, the Dagmar K. Riley Friends of Music Scholarship at the Jacobs School of Music was established and is awarded annually.</p>
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<p>Ilona Royce Smithkin, Polish (born 1920) Oil on canvas 2014</p>
<h4>Florence Riman McMaster</h4>
<p>Florence Riman McMaster was the director of the law library at the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis. McMaster came to the law school as the head librarian in 1946. At this time, the library was far from an established center of research, containing only 10,500 volumes. McMaster was soon promoted to director of the library, spending the better part of her career increasing the library’s holdings. At the time of her death she had expanded the collection to over 125,000 volumes making the library a top-notch legal resource. In 1956, McMaster pioneered a research workshop for new law students that oriented them with important sources for legal research before they began their coursework. It was the only program of its kind in the country. During this time, McMaster also attended classes at the law school and graduated with her law degree in 1961, winning the American Jurisprudence prize in comparative law the same year. After completing her law degree, she became an assistant professor of law, and became a full professor in 1972. McMaster was also involved on the IUPUI campus, chairing the IUPUI council of librarians, which advised the Library Coordinating Committee on the development of IUPUI’s libraries and founding the University Women’s Club in 1968. She also worked on IUPUI’s Commission on Women, a committee inaugurated to study problems associated with women on campus and investigate charges of sexual discrimination. Upon McMaster’s death in 1973, the university established a memorial fund for Indianapolis’s law library in her honor.</p>
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<p>Donald Mattison, American (1905-1975) Oil on canvas 1973</p>
<h4>Joyce Ellen Grigsby Williams</h4>
<p>Dr. Joyce Williams graduated from Evansville College with an AB in Education (Cum Laude) in 1943. She taught at Carpenter and Howard Roosa Elementary Schools until moving to Bloomington, where she taught at University High School and continued her education with an MS in Education (1950) from IU. Dr. Williams returned to IU and earned an MA in History (1966), and ultimately, a Ph.D. in History (1971). Dr. Williams was associate director/associate program director for the Division of Continuing Studies at IU. It was during her tenure, the IU Mini University Program was begun; with Dr. Williams doing the programming and planning for the program, particularly in the areas of the humanities. Dr. Williams retired in 1993 as Professor Emerita, but continued as a highly self-motivated scholar and researcher until the end of her life. Her interests were vast, including being a foremost authority on the life of Lizzie Borden. She co-authored Lizzie Borden: A Casebook of Family and Crime in the 1890’s and participated in a History Channel program in 2000, “The Strange Case of Lizzie Borden.”</p>
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<p>Artist unknown | Photo on paper</p>
<h4>Virginia Dill McCarty</h4>
<p>Virginia Dill McCarty attended the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis and graduated first in her class. When interviewed by the Anderson Herald, she had this to say, “My parents always told me to go out and do the best I could. I think I was the only woman who graduated from IU law school in June of 1950. I just didn’t know I wasn’t supposed to do those things.” McCarty had many “firsts” in the area of law and government; she was the first woman in the country to be appointed to a full term as a U.S. Attorney and was the first woman to be nominated by a major party for judge in Marion County. She became the first woman to be nominated as the Democratic candidate for Attorney General of Indiana in 1976, and in 1984 became the first woman to run for Governor of Indiana. McCarty continued her work in the area of law at Landman and Beatty, an Indianapolis law firm until her death at the age of 81.</p>
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<p>Pamela Bliss, American | Oil on canvas</p>
<h4>Harriet Inskeep</h4>
<p>Harriett Inskeep, an early feminist and champion of diversity, graduated from Indiana University in 1948 with a BA in Government. She received her Master’s degree in 1955. Inskeep was the first woman ever appointed to the Indiana University Board of Trustees by a governor in 1962. Indiana University awarded Inskeep with an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters in 1996, a Distinguished Alumni Service Award, and a Wells Visionary Award. Beyond her outstanding commitment to Indiana University, Inskeep also serves her Fort Wayne, Indiana community. She was co-chair of ERA Indiana, served as President of the Allen County Public Library Foundation; President of the Paul Clarke Foundation; President of the Vera Bradley Foundation, President of the Metropolitan YMCA , Vice Chairman of the Fort Wayne Bicentennial Commission; and charter member and Chair of the Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation.</p>
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<p>Scott Kilmer, American (born 1961) Watercolor on paper 2017 | Gift of the Inskeep Family</p>
<h4>M. Carolyn Prickett Gutman</h4>
<p>Carolyn Gutman, born in Mishawaka, Indiana, graduated from Indiana University receiving a B.A. in Arts and Sciences (1954) with a major in Journalism and an M.S. in Education (1962). She met her husband Phillip (B.S. 1952, J.D. 1957) in Bloomington, and they were married in 1955. They soon moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana where Carolyn became involved in her community. She served on a number of boards including the Indiana University Board of Trustees (1974-1986) and was a founding organizer of Friends of Indiana University–Purdue University at Fort Wayne. Throughout her years of service, Carolyn was honored with two Sagamore of the Wabash Awards, the highest honor the Governor of Indiana bestows, by Governor Otis R. Bown and Governor Robert D. Orr. Gutman was recognized by the Indiana University Alumni Association with the Ralph E. Broyles Medal for unique and significant contributions and also received an honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters from IU in 1996.</p>
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<p> Artist unknown | Photo on paper | Gift of Phillip E. Gutman Sr.</p>
<h4>D. Patricia Ryan</h4>
<p>Patricia Ryan, IU’s 14th first lady, was characterized by her husband, John Ryan, as “partner in the presidency.” The Ryan’s had an open-door policy at their home, which kept Mrs. Ryan very busy as she was also raising her family and finishing her bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology. Pat worked to develop the presence of the president and his wife in Indianapolis and established the Lilly House in Indianapolis to serve this purpose. She was a founding member of Woodburn Guild, leading the rehabilitation of the historic house and also oversaw the creation of brochures illustrating the history and significance of the Woodburn, Lilly and Bryan Houses. Mrs. Ryan remains an active supporter of Indiana University.</p>
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<p>Edmund Brucker, American (1912-1999) Oil on canvas 1976</p>
<h4>Elinor Ostrom</h4>
<p>Born in 1933, Elinor “Lin” Ostrom received her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science at UCLA. In 2009, Ostrom was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences, which she shared with Oliver E. Williamson, for her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons. She was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in this category. Ostrom served as the Arthur F. Bentley Professor of Political Science and Co-Director and co-founder of the Elinor and Vincent Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at IU. Ostrom’s work emphasized how humans interact with ecosystems to maintain long-term sustainable resource yields. Her field studies included looking closely at irrigation systems management in villages of western Nepal. She was an influential and prolific author and wrote the acclaimed Governing the Commons in 1990. Dr. Ostrom was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2001.</p>
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<p>Bonnie Sklarski, American | Oil on canvas 2012Courtesy of AAAI Archives</p>
<h4>Elizabeth “Buzz” Kurpius</h4>
<p>Elizabeth “Buzz” Kurpius came to Indiana University in 1974 as the first female assistant football coach focused on academics. Buzz’s addition to the football program made IU the first Big Ten University to hire an advisor to assist athletes. By 1976, Kurpius was directing athletic academic counseling, not just for football, but for all of IU’s varsity sports. Kurpius served in IU’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics for 27 years, helping IU Athletics consistently achieve one of the nation’s top graduation rates. Kurpius was recognized for her success in 1998 with the Bill Orwig Medal, a medal awarded to non-alumni who make outstanding contributions to IU’s athletic program, and in 2007 when she was inducted into the IU Athletics Hall of Fame. In this portrait, Buzz is wearing her “lucky jacket,” a favorite piece of crimson clothing often worn when she was representing IU.</p>
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<p>Jennifer Mujezinovic, American (born 1973) Oil on canvas 2014 | Gift of Haris and Jennifer Mujezinovic in honor of Buzz Kurpius</p>
<h4>Karen Ann Bailey</h4>
<p>Karen Bailey, born in Danville, Indiana, started her dance career at the age of four. By age 15 she had opened a dance studio in her parent’s basement where she taught classes for many years. In 1962, she earned her BA in dance from Butler University and began her professional performing career at Footlight Musicals. She performed all over the Midwest eventually becoming the company's choreographer. Karen also enjoyed serving and giving back to her community. She coached many local dancers at high schools and also worked with the Indiana Pacemates. This work led her to IU, where she founded the famous Indiana University RedSteppers in 1971. Prior to the RedSteppers debut at the I.U.-Minnesota football game, Bailey explained the goals of the group to the Indiana Daily Student. “I hope to include more dancing in the shows, with an emphasis on high kicks. Like I said to the girls, any corps can kick waist-high, but were not going to be just any corps.” Bailey served as the Director and lead choreographer for the RedSteppers until her retirement in 1992. She planned and choreographed half time shows for all of IU's football games, as well as the bowl games during her tenure which included the Holiday Bowl, Peach Bowl, Liberty Bowl, and the Copper Bowl.</p>
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<p>Artist unknown | Photo on paper | Gift of the Family of Karen Bailey</p>
<h4>Angela Barron McBride</h4>
<p>Angela Barron McBride attended Georgetown University’s School of Nursing and later earned a Master’s degree in nursing from Yale University and a Doctorate in developmental psychology from Purdue University. From 1991-2003, she served as dean of the IU School of Nursing. Her tenure was characterized by the first system-wide accreditation; expanded use of information technology; establishment of the accelerated BSN and PhD programs; the development of postdoctoral research training; and marked increases in faculty productivity and external funding for research and sponsored programs. She strengthened the bonds between IUPUI and the Indiana University regional campuses and increased collaboration between nursing education and service. A prolific author, Dr. McBride has written numerous books about motherhood, nursing, and mental health. She has received many awards and honors including 90 Outstanding Yale Nurses recipient, winner of the Outstanding Contributions to Nursing and Health Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association’s Division of Health Psychology and the Pioneering Spirit Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Dr. McBride has been designated a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing.</p>
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<p>Mark Dillman, American (born 1955) Oil on canvas</p>
<h4>Sarah Evans Barker</h4>
<p>Judge Sarah Evans Barker became the first female federal judge in Indiana in 1984 upon her appointment to serve on the United States District Court for the southern district of Indiana. Judge Barker graduated from Indiana University in 1965 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Service. During her time at IU, she was president of her dorm, a member of Singing Hoosiers, participated in the IU Sing, and was a member of the IU Foundation Steering Committee. Judge Barker completed law school at the American University in Washington, D.C. in 1969, and held positions as a legislative assistant for both a member of Congress and a U.S. Senator. In 1972, she returned to Indiana working as Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, and First Assistant U.S. Attorney. In 1981, President Ronald Reagan appointed Barker the United States Attorney and in 1984 nominated her to serve as a Federal District Court Judge. Throughout her judicial career, she has served on the Judicial Conference of the United States and the Seventh Circuit Judicial Council. She has been widely engaged in her community, emphasizing equal rights for women, immigrants and minorities. She is the recipient of ten honorary degrees and has been named a Sagamore of the Wabash by three Indiana Governors. From her Alma Mater, Judge Barker received an honorary doctoral degree in 1999, the Singing Hoosiers Distinguished Alumni Award in 2000 and the Distinguished Alumni Service Award in 1996.</p>
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<p>Gina Rogers, American | Photo on paper 2016 | Gift of Sarah Evans Barker</p>
<h4>Adelheid M. M. Gealt</h4>
<p>Adelheid Gealt, former director of the Indiana University Art Museum, received both her Master’s degree and Doctorate in art history from Indiana University. She began her work at the IU Art Museum in 1972 as registrar and became curator of Western art in 1978. In 1986 Gealt was named the director of the IU Art Museum. In addition, as a faculty member in the IU Department of the History of Art, Gealt has published extensively, particularly in the area of 18th century Venetian drawing. Her recent books include a co-authored volume with George Knox on Domenico Tiepolo's drawings of contemporary life in Venice (2005). In 2006 she co-authored a major book on Domenico Tiepolo's New Testament drawings and authored Giambattista and Domenico Tiepolo: Master Drawings from the Anthony J. Moravec Collection in 2016.</p>
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<p>Igor Valerievich Babailov, American (born in Russia, 1965) Oil on canvas 2006 | Commissioned by Lawrence and Lucienne Glaubinger | On loan from the Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University</p>
<h4>Peg Zeglin Brand</h4>
<p>Artist Peg Zeglin Brand was married to IU’s 16th president Myles Brand, and served as Indiana University’s First Lady from 1994 through 2002. Brand was the first IU First Lady to hold a faculty appointment during her husband’s tenure and was appointed Emerita Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies. Brand studied Studio Art at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Wisconsin where she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees respectively. Brand continued her education receiving a second master’s degree and a doctoral degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Philosophy. At IU, the Peg Zeglin Brand Chair in Gender Studies was named in her honor in 1997. Brand is also widely published, including the books Beauty Unlimited and Beauty Matters</p>
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<p>Alice Paul (1885-1977), Peg Zeglin Brand, American (born 1951) Print on paper</p>
<h4>Cynthia Stone</h4>
<p>Cynthia Stone, born in 1956, graduated from IU with a BS in Special Education in 1978 and an MS in Instructional Systems Technology in 2008. Stone began her time at IU in 1986 when she was hired as a Computer Training Coordinator for the IU Physical Plant. Most recently, she was a full-time faculty lecturer in the Kelly School of Business. In 1993, Stone was elected by IU graduates to the Board of Trustees. She became IU’s first openly-gay trustee, the first IU Staff Member to serve on the Board of Trustees as well as the youngest alumna to be elected by the alumni to the Board. Stone helped to create the GLBTAA at IU, and served as the group’s first Vice President. She also helped with IU’s successful adoption of domestic partner benefits in 2001.</p>
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<p>Artist unknown | Photo on paper 2017</p>
<h4>Martha MacLeish</h4>
<p>Martha MacLeish is an assistant professor and head of the Fundamentals Studio at the IU School of Fine Arts. She received her BFA in painting and her BA in art history from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and her MFA in painting from the Yale School of Art. Prior to coming to IU, MacLeish taught at the Savannah College of Art and Design and at Southern Utah University. MacLeish’s work has been exhibited widely, including the Prince Street Gallery in New York, The Artist Project in Chicago, Broad Street Gallery in Athens, Georgia, the Marsh Art Gallery in Richmond, Virginia, and at Artemisia Gallery, Chicago. MacLeish explains her work, saying “I work with both two and three-dimensional space, and am concerned with how to turn experience into gesture. I try to be attentive to all aspects of my experience: thoughts, feelings, memories, sensations, the visible and invisible alike. Of greatest interest are those aspects that raise questions and create tension.”</p>
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<p>Somersault, Martha MacLeish, American (born 1962) Laminated polyvinyl chloride plastic 2009 | On loan from the artist</p>
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