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Type of Memorial

Plaque

Donor

Zeta of Iowa chapter of Phi Beta Kappa

In Memoriam

Catt, Carrie Chapman

Location

directly Southwest of Catt hall

Plaque Text

"I came forth from this College possessed by a conviction that the human race had climbed fast and far from its ancient beginning; that it was still climbing and that it would always climb higher and higher into some inestimable mature perfection; that each generation will see truth a little more clearly and comprehend the rights and welfare of others a little more tolerantly; and that the clash of opinion of our generation is due to ignorance on both sides which we will outgrow" Carrie Chapman Catt, Iowa State 1880 Presented in her honor and memory by the Zeta of Iowa Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Iowa State University, advocates for excellence in the liberal arts and sciences