In Memoriam: Judith M. Roy, 1945-2021

Judith Roy, a long-time faculty member at Century College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, died on January 4 in Oakdale, Minnesota. She was 75 years old.

A native of Troy, New York, Roy studied at the Catholic University of American in Washington, D.C., before transferring and completing a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in history at the Univerity of Colorado at Boulder.

Roy began her academic career teaching at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She joined the faculty at Century College in 1994 and taught there for nearly a quarter century before retiring in 2018.

Roy was the founder of the Century College Women’s Studies program (now Gender Studies). In 2005, she was elected president of the National Women’s Studies Association. She was the first, and still only, two-year college faculty member elected to the position for an organization that includes public and private higher education institutions offering associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degrees.

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