Alumnae Quarterly FAQ

Select a question below.

Email the editor or the class notes editor or call our main number at 413-538-2300. To share your news and photos on social media, visit our pages on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, or Instagram.

Submit story ideas at any time to the editor. Please include the following:

  • Why would your idea interest MHC alumnae in particular?
  • What are the MHC connections?
  • Who might be interviewed for the article?

Articles are written by Quarterly staff and by other professional writers, including alumnae.

  • Current committee members include:
  • Susan Bushey Manning ’96 (chair)
  • Amy L. Cavanaugh ’06
  • Shawn Hartley Hancock ’80
  • Lauren D. Klein ’03
  • Olivia Lammel ’14 (student rep.)
  • Eleanor Townsley (faculty rep.)
  • Shoshana E. Walter ’07
  • Cynthia L. Reed ’80, ex officio
  • Jane E. Zachary, ex officio without vote

Send your news directly to your class scribe. Find her name and email in the scribe directory. If your scribe doesn’t have an email address, you can obtain her phone number and mailing address from Alumnae Information Services or by calling 413-538-2303. If you are submitting news about another alumna, please make sure you have her permission before submitting the news to us.

Send the alumna’s full name (first name, birth name, and current last name, if different) and class year, date of death, and obituary or other details about her life to Alumnae Information Services or call 413-538-2303. They will confirm the alumna’s death and forward the information to the class scribe so a tribute can be printed in the Quarterly.

Letters to the editor may be emailed to the editor or mailed to Alumnae Quarterly, Alumnae Association/Mary Woolley Hall, Mount Holyoke College, 50 College St., S. Hadley, MA 01075-1486. Please include your full name (first name, birth name, and current last name, if different), class year, and the town and state/country where you live.

Quarterly issues from 2005 to the present are archived here. Within each issue, you can search for specific content.

Feel free to distribute paper or electronic copies of Quarterly articles for personal or business purposes. To reprint a Quarterly article in another publication, however, you must obtain permission from the editor.

No. Due to United States Postal Service regulations for our nonprofit magazine mailing permit, the Quarterly is not able to accept advertisements. (The only exceptions are ads for products or services whose profits all go to Mount Holyoke, such as class and club products or ads for the Founder’s Fund and The Mount Holyoke Fund.)

Ideas expressed in the Quarterly are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of either the Alumnae Association or Mount Holyoke College. Published in the spring, summer, fall, and winter and copyrighted by the Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College, Inc. Periodicals postage paid at South Hadley, MA 01075 and additional mailing offices. Printed in the USA by Lane Press, South Burlington, Vermont.