Latest Updates & AADC Messages

November 22, 2022 AADC Recognizes National Native American Heritage Month and Day 2022

October 3, 2022 Message from AADC on Impact of Hurricane Ian

September 12, 2022 Join us Sept. 21 for Colorism in the Latine/x Community Virtual Panel in Honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

August 22, 2022  AADC Begins a New Era of Independence

August 22, 2022 FAQ:  AADC Announcement – New Era of Independence

June 28, 2022 Message from the AADC About Supreme Court Decision

May 5, 2022 AADC Recognizes National Nurses Week & Mental Health Month 2022

March 1, 2022 AADC Celebrates Women’s History Month 2022

February 8, 2022 Blood, Tissue, Organ Donations Desperately Needed

February 1, 2022 AADC Celebrates Black History Month 2022 with BAN Virtual Event

October 13, 2021 AADC Celebrates and Embraces Global Diversity Month 2021

September 17, 2021 AADC Recognizes National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

September 11, 2021 AADC Remembers the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

September 7, 2021 Message to Our Alumnae Community: Unprecedented Natural Disasters in the U.S.

Jun 17, 2021 AADC Recognizes Juneteenth 2021

June 14, 2021 AADC Recognizes Pride Month: Douglass Alumna Lilli Vincenz ’59 was Pioneer in the Gay Rights Movement

June 3, 2021 AADC Recognizes Pride Month

May 27, 2021 AADC Recognizes National Mental Health Awareness Month 2021

May 6, 2021 AADC Recognizes National Nurses Month 2021

May 4, 2021 AADC Recognizes National Teacher Appreciation Week 2021

April 23, 2021 National Volunteer Week: Thank You AADC Volunteers for Keeping Our Mission in Motion!

April 21, 2021  AADC Supports Conviction of Derek Chauvin In George Floyd Murder

March 24, 2021  AADC Condemns Violence Against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders

March 10, 2021 We’re Celebrating AADC Leaders: Women’s History Month 2020

February 15, 2021 AADC Commemorates Black History Month: Black Alumnae Network connecting alumnae for nearly 40 years!

February 8, 2021 AADC Commemorates Black History Month: Remembering the Legacy of Evelyn Sermons Field ’49

February 1, 2021 AADC Commemorates Black History Month

December 11, 2020 Legacy of Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb Honored at Woods Hole

December 10, 2020 International Human Rights Day December 10, 2020

November, 27, 2020 AADC Recognizes National Native American Heritage Day 2020, November 27

September 15, 2020 AADC Honors National Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 Sept 15 to Oct 15

July 2, 2020 Update on AADC Operating Status as Fiscal Year 2021 Begins

June 3, 2020 Enough is Enough: AADC Statement on Racism

AADC Updates Regarding Operating Status in Response to COVID-19, click on links:

March 30, 2020 AADC Recognizes National Doctors Day

March 20, 2020 Update on AADC Spring Alumnae Council; Nomination Form

March 18, 2020 AADC Spring Events Suspended

March 11, 2020 An Important Message from the AADC Regarding Operating Status In Response to COVID-19

Resources Available During COVID-19, click on links:

May 14, 2020 Tour of Zion National Park via YouTube

May 4, 2020 Exercising at home: Exercise like a Radio City Music Hall Rockette

April 24, 2020 Suggestions from the AADC: Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim songs performed by stars

April 21, 2020 Article about heath, food and other information during COVID-19 from AARP

April 16, 2020 Suggestions from the AADC: in London performances online

April 15, 2020 The AADC Cares About YOU! Links to Information about Coping with Stress and Anxiety

April 14, 2020 Now more than ever, OUR community matters.

April 10, 2020 Suggestions from the AADC: Broadway shows available from stage-to-screen for free online

April 7, 2020 Q & A: Wearing facemasks when out in public, from Rutgers Today with Dr. Martin Blaser

March 27, 2020 Suggestions from the AADC: Links to activities for kids for our alumnae with children

March 27, 2020 A list of ideas while you are at home, “This would be a good time to”

March 26, 2020 If you own or work for a small business, Rutgers Business School is offering some advice during the pandemic

March 23, 2020 Follow AADC Board Member Amanda Hugelmeyer ’04: 100-Squat Fitness Challenge Video 

March 23, 2020 “How to Take Care of Your Mental Health While Social Distancing | Rutgers University”


Links to archived material regarding information about the AADC:

January 17, 2018 AADC 95th Anniversary Alumnae Directory Project in Final Stages

November 10, 2017 AADC 95th Anniversary Alumnae Directory Project, Letter from AADC President Jeanne M. Fox ’75 

November 10, 2017 AADC Alumnae Directory Frequently Asked Questions

May 25, 2017 Important Letter to Alumnae from AADC President Jeanne M. Fox ’75 

October 18, 2016 AADC Online Town Hall Presentation — Video from September 20, 2016 Facebook Live

September 2, 2016 Clarification on Acknowledgements of Gifts to the AADC 

August 22, 2016 AADC August 24 Town Hall Meeting Reminder & Registration

August 16, 2016 Come to an AADC Town Hall Meetings on Campus

July 27, 2016 Message from AADC President “Praises for the AADC in Star-Ledger Letter”

July 27, 2016 Letter by AADC President Jeanne M. Fox ’75, Published in July 27, 2016 Star-Ledger

July 20, 2016 AADC President Announces Agreement with Rutgers

July 20, 2016 Joint Media Statement by Rutgers University July 20 2016

July 20, 2016 Signed Agreement Between AADC and Rutgers Parties (Pages 1 to 22)
Signed Agreement Between AADC and Rutgers Parties (Pages 23 to 46(end))
Exhibits A to E (all) to Signed Agreement: Exhibit A, Exhibit B, Exhibit C, Exhibit D, Exhibit E (redacted)

July 20, 2016 AADC Frequently Asked Questions

April 15, 2016 A Message from AADC President Jeanne M. Fox ’75 Regarding Fundraising Phone Calls

March 1, 2016  Important Message from AADC President Jeanne Fox ’75

November 9, 2015  Important Update from the AADC About the AADC Annual Appeal

September 10, 2015 Global Village Message from the AADC

September 1, 2015 Message from AADC Board President Jeanne Fox ’75 about the Extern Program

August 21, 2015 Important Message from AADC Board President Jeanne Fox ’75

July 30, 2015 How AADC Support Impacts Students (Fiscal Year 2014)

July 30, 2015 “The AADC-Rutgers University Dispute in Context” Paper by Suzanne E. Estler ’66 Ph.D.

July 10, 2015 AADC Board President Jeanne Fox ’75 shares a message about the many ways the AADC makes an impact!

June 25, 2015 You can voice your views to members of the Board of Governors

June 15, 2015 Frequently Asked Questions

June 5, 2015 An Important Update from the AADC
This important message was shared this evening. Please read.

Join our mailing list! The AADC would like to keep you up to date on the latest developments regarding the campaign to #saveAADC.

May 20, 2015 An Important Update from the AADC
We shared this important update about mediation today

May 18, 2015 New Brunswick Article
Conflict Over The Future of Organization For Douglass College Alumnae

May 14, 2015 Message from the AADC
Check out this awesome video created by one of our Douglass Alumnae in support of ‪#‎SaveAADC‬!

May 7, 2015 Article
Rutgers and Douglass alumnae group call truce in fundraising fight

May 6, 2015 Star Ledger Editorial
At Douglass College, a pointless fight with Rutgers needs mediation | Editorial

May 4, 2015 Article
Rutgers fight with Douglass Alumnae may be headed to mediator

May 1, 2015 Press Release
Dozens of Alumnae and Students Rally to Save Douglass Alumnae Organization
Overwhelming Show of Support from Students and Alumnae to Save the AADC

May 1, 2015
AADC’s Facts You Should Know

Rally  to #saveAADC: Wear RED, bring friends, add your voice! Rally information Flyer

April 29, 2015
Message from the Associate Alumnae

Please sign this petition to show your support, and please also make your opinion known by sending e-mails to Rutgers University President Barchi at, Dean Litt at and the Board of Governors at

April 24, 2015 Article
Douglass grads protest Rutgers plan to overhaul alumnae group

April 22, 2015
An Important Message from your Alumnae Association