Looking Backward: Reflections from President Creighton

Taking Stock of “The Creighton Effect” What a difference fourteen years can make. Since Joanne V. Creighton assumed the presidency in 1996, the college’s mission has stayed the same, but much else has been altered significantly. As President Creighton prepares to hand the administrative reins to President-designate Lynn Pasquerella ’80…... » Read more

Web extras for “Looking Backward: Taking Stock of ‘The Creighton Effect’”

• View a video retrospective of the Creighton years, produced by the Office of Communications. • Read the full transcript of Nancy J. Vickers’ interview with Joanne Creighton, which was excerpted in the printed spring Quarterly. • Read the Quarterly’s article on JVC’s first ten…... » 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

You Asked; She Answers—President Creighton Addresses Alums’ Questions

The Quarterly invited alumnae to submit questions for President Joanne V. Creighton to answer. You sent many, and she chose which to answer here. Others will feed into a farewell article planned for the end of Creighton’s presidency next spring. Q. I was a student…... » Read more