Miriam McGaw Cowden Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-1050

  • Staff Only


File contains a 2008 clipping from the "Vanderbilt View" publication.


  • 2008 - 2008

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Miriam McGaw Cowden served on the Vanderbilt Borad of Trust for more than 30 years. She graduated from Vanderbilt with a B.A. in 1941 and was first elected to the board in 1974. Cowden served as its secretary from 1980 until 1991. In 2003, she was designated a Trustee Emerita. Cowden also chaired the Student Affairs Committee and received the Mary Jane Werthan Award in 1991 for outstanding contributions to women at Vanderbilt.


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Description is inEnglish.

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