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University Dames

University of Mississippi

The University Dames

Who are The University Dames?

  • Founded November 3, 1927, the University Dames is a social and charitable group.
  • Membership is open to all women who are faculty or staff, or whose partners are faculty or staff of The University of Mississippi.
  • Annual dues are currently $25.

What is our purpose?

  • We welcome new members of the University community to Oxford.
  • We encourage more active connections among women affiliated with the University Community.

What do we do?

  • From our dues and special contributions, we fund a book scholarship for one of the University Scholars attending the University of Mississippi.
  • As a social organization, the entire organization meets four times during the academic year [Events].
  • In addition, small interest groups meet more frequently [Groups].

“Joining the Dames is a great way to network on campus, meet new friends, have fun, and learn more about Oxford and the University.” — A Recent New Member