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Wilma Cavill

Wilma Cavill has been teaching at Slippery Rock University for over fifty years, starting in 1958. She is a graduate of Slippery Rock State Teachers College and was captain of the gymnastics team her junior year. As a student she wrote a column for The Rocket called "Whirlpool by Will."

Cavill’s accomplishments as a faculty member include coaching gymnastics, starting the women’s swim team and election to the presidency of APSCUF four times. Cavill has been honored by the Women’s Athletic Association as a pioneer in women’s sports. She has also received the President’s Service Award. Cavill teaches in the Health and Safety Department.

The Interview
September 18, 2008

Cavill's interview is available in three formats.  
Click below to watch, listen to, or read her story.
00:01:32 video clip00:33:01 full length audioLink to transcript PDF
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For additional
information contact:

Slippery Rock
University Archives

Bailey Library

Slippery Rock University
of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA

(724) 738-2658