Alumnae and Partners

Douglass has special partnerships with specific units on campus as well as ties to non-university entities. In addition to the majors, minors and student clubs at Douglass, students enjoy the many benefits of partnerships with programs and agencies related to women’s advancement. Among these are:

The Rutgers Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs provides academic support, programs and courses designed to enhance students' undergraduate experience and increase intellectual engagement between undergraduates and faculty at Rutgers–New Brunswick. 

The Institute of Women’s Leadership at Rutgers University is a consortium of teaching, research and public service units of Rutgers. The institute and its members are dedicated to examining leadership issues, scholarship on women, and advancing women's status  in all aspects of public life -- locally, nationally and globally. 

Mabel Smith Douglass Library is a state-of-the-art facility featuring innovative learning and technological programs, including the Margery Somers Foster Center, Sharon A. Fordham Multimedia Lab, and the Mary H. Dana Women’s Art Series Exhibition Space

Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is a nonpartisan organization based in Washington, D.C. Through introducing college women to role models, career paths and skills trainings before they enter the workforce, PLEN’s mission is to increase the number of women in top leadership positions that influence all aspects of the public policy process.

New Jersey Federation of State Women’s Clubs (NJSFWC) is the founding organization of the New Jersey College for Women. The largest volunteer women’s service organization in the state and a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, NJFSWC provides opportunities for education, leadership training and community service through participation in local clubs, enabling members to make a difference in the lives of others.

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation is an independent foundation that began in 1979 as the result of a bequest from the estate of Mrs. Newcombe, a Philadelphia philanthropist. The foundation continues Newcombe's support of students as they pursue degrees in higher education by maintaining scholarship and fellowship programs.