College News

Alumnae Valley in summer
Summer 2020
In late June, as this issue was going to press, President Paula A. Johnson announced the College’s preliminary plan for the 2020–21 academic year, a year that will begin as the coronavirus pandemic continues in the United States and around the world.More
A stack of blank puzzle pieces
Summer 2020
One of the things I like most about puzzles is you can’t see the whole picture at once—it unveils itself gradually, if you persist. These days, as an inveterate planner, I sometimes find myself a little frustrated when I can’t make decisions in an efficient way.More
Spring 2020
In what turned out to be a very prescient move for the months ahead, the class of ’88 sponsored a virtual Valentine’s Day tea on Zoom, proving that the online platform is great for class,…More
Elyse Cherry ’75
Spring 2020
Elyse Cherry ’75, of Brookline, Mass., has been nominated to serve a six-year term as alumnae trustee, from 2020 to 2026, succeeding Lawry Jones Meister ’83.More
Kathryn Harvey Mackintosh ’03
Spring 2020
In fall 2020, Wellesley will launch a survey that will help us learn more about our alumnae. With a strong response rate, it should move us in a direction that will help us better know and serve our alumnae population.More
Senior lecture emerita in psychology Linda Carli (left) and Preeta Banerjee taught the recent Women’s Leadership for Impact course at the College Club.
Spring 2020
Is there a better place to learn about women’s leadership than Wellesley College? And that learning doesn’t necessarily start—or end—with the undergraduate experience. Just ask Nancy Coleman, associate provost and director of Strategic Growth Initiatives.More
President
Spring 2020
So much is unknown and uncertain. Yet one thing is crystal clear: the boundless strength and resilience of the Wellesley community. Alumnae have leapt into action. Faculty and staff work tirelessly to manage a logistical and human crisis. And amidst it all, our students come together in remarkable ways.More
A New Leader For Career Education
Winter 2020
Susan Brennan has been appointed the College’s new associate provost and executive director of career education.More
Celebrating 10 Years Of the Albright Institute
Winter 2020
Madeleine Korbel Albright ’59, former Albright Fellows Halimatou Hima Moussa Dioula ’10, Esther Im ’12, Zsofia Schweger ’12, and Joseph Joyce, the Albright’s founding faculty director, were part of a panel marking the 10-year anniversary of the Albright Institute for Global Affairs.More
Wellesley College "W" logo
Winter 2020
What does a Wellesley education cost? You might be surprised to learn that it’s a lot more than the comprehesive fee. Piper Orton, College treasurer and vice president for finance and administration, discusses how the College makes ends meet.More