Dr. Meridith Cary, Professor of English. Dr. Cary joined Western's faculty in 1964. In 1972 she and Marge Ryan team-taught a Women's literature course. She also helped design and promote the Women's Studies program at Western acting as manager for the first five years. She described a period when the administration cut faculty from all departments, and remembered that the English department faculty handled it with distinction. Dr. Cary has also authored works in a number of different genres.