Biologist and sexologist Robert T. Francoeur from Fairleigh-Dickinson University lectured on "Marriage, the Family, and the Future."  His lecture was the ninth in a series of talks on the role of the sexes in a changing society that was sponsored by the Vassar board of trustees.

Dr. Francoeur’s Eve's New Rib: 20 Faces of Sex, Marriage and Family (1972) was published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, and Hot and Cool Sex: Cultures in Conflict appeared in 1974.