Meaningful Contributions

Jane Monnig Atkinson ’71 named interim president of Lewis & Clark

Posted July 14, 2009

Jane Monnig Atkinson ’71, the vice president and provost of Lewis & Clark College, has been appointed interim president of Lewis & Clark. She will serve as interim president from Aug. 1 until the college’s board of trustees approves a new president to succeed Thomas Hochstettler, who announced his intention to step down as Lewis […]

Jo Ellen Parker ’75 to lead Sweet Briar College

Posted February 6, 2009
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Jo Ellen Johnson Parker ’75 will become the 10th president of Sweet Briar College on July 1, Sweet Briar’s board of directors has announced. Sweet Briar, a liberal-arts college in central Virginia, was founded in 1901 and serves a population of about 800 students in a women’s undergraduate college and a coeducational graduate program in […]

Drew Gilpin Faust ’68 makes NYT‘s “10 Best Books of 2008” list

Posted December 3, 2008

The New York Times has named This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, by Drew Gilpin Faust ’68, one of the 10 best books of 2008. Faust, a historian who in 2007 became the first woman to assume the presidency of Harvard University, has published six books on topics relating to the […]