Judy Goldsmith

Judy Goldsmith, a past national president of the National Organization for Women, also served as Campus Dean/CEO of UW-Fond du Lac from 1993-2002 and again from 2009-2010, in the interim position.  She was also a founder of The Humanity Project: Telling the Untold Story, an effort to combat racial injustice.

Goldsmith is a Wisconsin native, having grown up in Two Rivers.  After getting an MS degree in English at the University of New York in Buffalo, she taught English for 15 years, first at SUNY Buffalo and then returning to Wisconsin to teach at the UW Manitowoc, before becoming involved in the National Organization for Women.  She served in leadership positions at the local and state level of NOW, then was elected to the national board of directors, after which she moved to Washington, D.C. to serve first as executive vice president and finally as national president of the organization (1982-1986).

Godsmith also served on the Fond du Lac County Board of Supervisors for 20 years.

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