Dean Anne Dudley Blitz

Dean Anne Blitz was Dean of Women at the University of Minnesota from 1923–1949, following two years as Dean of Women at the University of Kansas from 1921-1923. She was strongly committed to racially segregated student housing because she feared informal social interaction between white students and students of color. Her position did not change until 1938 when President Guy Stanton Ford outlawed excluding African American students from on-campus housing. Dean Blitz also worked closely with Dean Edward Nicholson to limit student freedom in political participation on campus.

CreatorGopher YearbookSourceUniversity of Minnesota Archives, Gopher Yearbook, vol 50, 1937, p. 21.RightsImage is available courtesy the University of Minnesota Archives. For additional information about the use or re-use of this image please contact the University of Minnesota Archives at of MinnesotaTime Period1930s