Their prayers launched our university. Their generosity ensured its strength. Their curiosity and energy, generation after generation, have made us a leading American institution.
A trio of pioneering Colgate women leaders share their experiences.
200 years of leadership
Activist, reformer, fighter
Colgate photographer for more than 50 years
Composer of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and Class of 1931 graduate was a songwriter extraordinaire
Became leader of national African American Baptist church organization
Our first students
Philosopher, ethicist, teacher