Type
  • Coach
High School
  • Bloomington High School
Graduation Year
  • 1883
Sports
  • Basketball
Induction
  • 2020

Third generation of esteemed IU family, father Dr. James Maxwell and grandfather Dr. David Maxwell each presidents of IU Board of Trustees, Maxwell Hall named for them (David first board president, 18-20-1837 … David (second mayor of Bloomington) reverently called “Mr. Indiana University” … Juliette (actually named Martha) 1883 IU graduate in physical training . . . first director IU Department of Physical Training for Women … key advocate for IU Women’s Gymnasium Program, coach of 1902 IU “girls champion” (Arbutus 1902) basketball team … success of IU program attracted women athletes from state and region to Bloomington to participate, ultimately led to formation of Women’s Athletic Association at IU 8 years before national formation … June 6, 1922, she and Lillian Berry became first women given rank of full professor at IU … died at 87 in 1939 at Battle Creek, Mich., buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Bloomington.