Explore the important role women have played in the development of Indiana University as illustrated in the Women of IU Portrait Collection. Housed at the Indiana Memorial Union in the east lounge, this diverse and unique portrait collection showcases the many firsts IU women have experienced including the first woman trustee, first woman Nobel Prize winner in Economic Science, and first woman African American student.
The collection is ever expanding and growing as additional portraits are added. Learn more about these amazing women who have given back so much to their university, their community, and the world.
Due to website maintenance issues, the images in this timeline were removed in 2020. Please visit the East Lounge in the Indiana Memorial Union to see the collection.