frances perkins

David Brooks Praises Frances Perkins

New York Times columnist David Brooks’s speech at the Council of Independent Colleges’ 2014 Presidents Institute in January paid homage to MHC alumna and first female US cabinet member, Frances Perkins, class of 1902. His presentation, “Fostering a Life of Inquiry, Virtue, and Social Commitment,”…... » Read more

President’s Pen: Spring 2013

  Two years ago, Maine's governor Paul LePage removed from the Department of Labor building a mural depicting the state’s labor history and featuring 1902 Mount Holyoke alumna Frances Perkins. The governor was concerned that the mural presented a one-sided, pro-labor view of history that…... » Read more

Web extras for "In a Class of Its Own"

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