Class Notes

Photo by Richard Howard


A photo portrait of Elizabeth Brenner Drew '57

Elizabeth Brenner Drew ’57

When Elizabeth Brenner Drew ’57 moved to Washington, D.C., 60 years ago, she didn’t have an inkling that she would become one of the most respected journalists in American politics.More
An illustration shows prison reform activist Colby Lenz '99 wearing a button that reads "Free Them All."

Colby Lenz ’99

Colby Lenz ’99, a graduate student at the University of Southern California, has been dedicated to social justice work around California’s prison system for over a decade.More

Emily Gardner Xu Hall ’10

Emily Gardner Xu Hall ’10 was stunned to win the first Lilly Award for a female composer—which comes with $25,000 and mentorship from Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich.More

In Memoriam


Margaret Jewett Greer ’51, who died on March 19, was the quintessential champion for sustaining Wellesley’s jewel of a campus. Her College roots ran deep, dating from the late 19th century when her grandmother enrolled, then her mother, Mary Cooper Jewett Gaiser ’23, and numerous other family members across several generations.More


Dorothy Collins Weaver ’68, who served on the Wellesley College Board of Trustees for 18 years, passed away on March 8. Dorothy’s Wellesley roots were deep. She was the granddaughter of Dorothy Colville Dann 1919, daughter of Dorothy Dann Collins Torbert ’42, and sister of Nancy Collins Fisher ’72.More
Tributes to Wellesley alumnae by family and friends.More