President’s Perspectives

A view of the Williston Library Reading Room. Photo by Deirdre Haber Malfatto

President’s Perspectives

President’s Pen

In a few short months, I will be stepping down as the eighteenth president of Mount Holyoke College to begin a new charge as head of the Association of American… ... » Read more

President Pasquerella

President’s Perspectives

President’s Pen: Winter 2016

I write to announce that I will be assuming a new leadership role as president of the Association ofAmerican Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), beginning on July 1, 2016. It has… ... » Read more

President Pasquerella and alum

President’s Perspectives

President’s Pen: Fall 2015

The summer provided an extraordinary opportunity to connect with alumnae across the country, from Seattle, San Francisco, and Jackson Hole to Aspen, Santa Fe, Austin, Tampa, and Cape Cod. One… ... » Read more


President’s Perspectives

President’s Pen: Summer 2015

Five years ago, when I began hosting The Academic Minute on National Public Radio in collaboration with Albany’s WAMC, our goal was to promote participatory democracy by providing access to those… ... » Read more