College News

Photo of Career Education staff sitting on the steps of Green Hall
Winter 2018
Since Christine Cruzvergara came to Wellesley in January 2016 and was charged with redesigning what the career experience would look like for students and alumnae, the department has changed “in every single way that you can probably imagine.”More
Students dig by the site of College Hall.
Winter 2018
Elizabeth Minor’s Introduction to Archaeology class last semester conducted a dig on the site of College Hall, and found melted window mullions, shards of dishes, an oyster shell, and the remains of a porcelain bud vase.More
Portrait of Karen Petrulakis
Winter 2018
“I really love a higher-ed practice, because it’s relevant, and you feel like you’re doing something that’s really worthwhile,” says Karen Petrulakis, who became Wellesley’s first general counsel last summer.More
President
Winter 2018
For young women especially, the relationships between health and success, growth and happiness, are vitally important, carrying profound consequences. It is critical that we are prepared to meet the needs of the students who come to us.More
A photo of Lake Waban with tiger lilies in the foreground and Galen Stone Tower in the background.
Fall 2017
Wellesley is undertaking an ambitious plan to reduce its environmental footprint and engage with its beautiful campus in new ways—and has named 2017–18 the Year of Sustainability.More
Peace Walk
Summer 2017
A new labyrinth near Paramecium Pond is composed of sustainable, natural material from the Wellesley campus. It comprises rounds from fallen trees, including a section of one of the original College plantings, which sits at its center.More
Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 and members of the class of ’17 greet each other before Commencement.
Summer 2017
Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 urged the members of the class of ’17 to live the College motto, get involved in causes that matter to them, and not sit on the sidelines.More
Summer 2017
Alumnae Association 2017–18 events.More
Sarah Willis, the Wellesley College events manager
Summer 2017
The WCAA Faculty-Staff Service Award, established in 1998, honors College employees who have exhibited excellence in serving Wellesley alumnae.More
Summer 2017
Meet the five new members of the WCAA board.More