Malati Vasantdada Patil Kanya Mahavidyalaya Islampur was established in June 1989 in Malati Kanya Prashala prmises by Walwa Taluka Education Society, Islampur. Walwa Taluka Education Society has been doing educational work since 1945. Social reformers like Mahatma Phule, Shahu Maharaja of Kolhapur, Karmveer Bhaurao Patil worked hard for the spread of education in western Maharashtra. Late Mr. S.D.Patil founder member of Walwa Taluka Education Society was infuenced by phlosiphy and ideology of these social reformers. Mr.S.D.Patil was active in social & Political activities in Sangli District. He was president of Sangli Zillah Parishad. He was elected M.L.A., M.P.from Sangli District Mr.S.D.Patil and his co-workers founded Walwa Taluka Education Society on 18/05/1945.
They founded this institution for the educational upliftment of the massas. They wanted to develop a new generation of leaders who would protect our independance. They started Vidyamandir Highschool in June 1945. More than 500 students pass S.S.C. examination upto 1952. Sanstha opened up number of schools, training colleges, Technical schools. Extension of education according to the needs of the society was the first aim of our society. Today more than 24 branches of our society are doing valuable service in the field of education. More than 15000 students are studying in various branches of our Society.
Malati Vasantdada Patil Kanya Mahavidyalaya was established in June 1989. Ex.M.P. Pramilatai Chavan, Prithviraj Chavan, Advocate B.S.Patil Secretary to Walwa Taluka Education Society inagurated our college. We have Arts & Commerce Faculty. We enrolled 107 students. The last year strength was 750. Our college is affliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur. We have achived bright success in cirricular and co-curricular activities