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Rita Sanders Geier Scholarship


Who is Rita Sanders Geier?

"On May 15, 1968, Rita Sanders Geier, '70, became the named plaintiff in a well-publicized lawsuit brought against the University of Tennessee on behalf of the current and future students of Tennessee State University by her attorney, George Barrett, '57. The case of Geier v. University of Tennessee, which continued for nearly 40 years, would ultimately transform public education in Middle Tennessee."

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