Lynn Pasquerella

MHC Moment: January 2015

Last semester President Lynn Pasquerella ’80, along with psychology and education professor Lenore Reilly, taught a community-based learning course called “Philosophy for Children.” In this course, students learned how to conduct discussions of philosophical questions among elementary school children using picture books. Along the way,…... » Read more

President Lynn Pasquerella in the Fall 2013 Quarterly

President’s Pen: Fall 2013

The opening of our academic year coincided with the launch of the College’s new charge— never fear / change—words that honor the historic legacy of Mount Holyoke women as changemakers. The never fear / change challenge calls on the College and all who are a part…... » Read more

President Puts Into Action in Kenya

The Stakes Don't Get Any Higher The work of the international team led by President Lynn Pasquerella is a matter of life and death. Western Kenya suffers from both floods and widespread droughts; contaminated water is a common killer; one-third of the area's population has…... » Read more

Mount Holyoke president-elect Lynn Pasquerella ’80 answers your questions

In response to a question about Lynn’s field of scholarly expertise: Ethics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the study of correct conduct. When I received my Ph.D. in philosophy from Brown University, one of my areas of specialization was ethics. I studied…... » Read more