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A Letter from Bryn Mawr Board Chair Arlene Gibson

Posted February 9, 2015

February 9, 2015 To All Members of the Bryn Mawr Community: During its meetings this past weekend, the College’s Board of Trustees discussed and approved a recommendation from a Board working group that was created at the September 2014 Board meeting to examine the mission of the College with respect to transgender, non-binary, and gender […]

Kim Cassidy Inaugurated As Bryn Mawr’s Ninth President

Posted September 25, 2014
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Echoing her comments at Convocation earlier this month, Bryn Mawr President Kim Cassidy closed her inauguration speech by calling on the Bryn Mawr community to “take every opportunity to inject creativity and joy into what we do.” However, there was no need for prodding last weekend as Bryn Mawr students, faculty, staff, trustees, alumnae/i, friends, […]

Bryn Mawr Alumnae Give Advice at Event Co-Sponsored by Public Speaking Initiative and LILAC

Posted February 26, 2014

At an event held earlier this month, Bryn Mawr trustee Susan MacLaurin ’84, vice president of Toronto-based GWL Realty Advisors, and Amanda Joseph ’86, who has two decades of experience in social-change nonprofits, shared a wealth of advice about public speaking gleaned from their years of professional experience – and “connect” summed it up in […]

Kimberly Wright Cassidy Named Bryn Mawr’s Ninth President

Posted February 12, 2014
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The Board of Trustees of Bryn Mawr College is delighted to announce that Kimberly Wright Cassidy has been named the ninth President of Bryn Mawr College, effective immediately. Cassidy, who has been serving as Interim President since July 2013, has been a member of the Bryn Mawr faculty since 1993. Before her appointment to Interim […]

Update on Bryn Mawr’s Presidential Selection Process

Posted December 5, 2013

The following email was sent to faculty, students, and staff by Secretary of the College Ruth Lindeborg on behalf of Trustee Leadership Working Group Chair Ann Logan ’76 and Vice Chair Patrick McCarthy, Ph.D. ’81, on Monday, Dec. 2. Dear members of the Bryn Mawr community: We wrote to you in October to inform you that […]

Leadership Working Group Formed to Lead Search for Next BMC President

Posted October 16, 2013

The following email was sent to faculty, students, and staff by Secretary of the College Ruth Lindeborg on behalf of Trustee Leadership Working Group Chair Ann Logan ’76 and Vice Chair Patrick McCarthy, Ph.D. ’81, on Monday, Oct. 7. To members of the Bryn Mawr community: The Board of Trustees of Bryn Mawr College has formed […]

New Residence Hall Will Add Rooms and Incorporate Perry House Program

Posted July 22, 2013

The Board of Trustees has approved a plan for a Haffner Student Housing Project, which will provide for the renovation of a portion of Haffner Hall, the demolition of a portion of Haffner, and an addition that will give the College its first new student housing in nearly 45 years.

Gina Siesing Named Bryn Mawr College’s Chief Information Officer

Posted June 20, 2013

Gina Siesing, director of Educational & Scholarly Technology Services at Tufts University, will be joining Bryn Mawr as the College’s Chief Information Officer. Gina will officially assume her new role on October 1.

Bryn Mawr Board Appoints Provost Kimberly Wright Cassidy as Interim President

Posted April 26, 2013
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The Board of Trustees of Bryn Mawr College is delighted to announce today that the College’s Provost, Dr. Kimberly Wright Cassidy, will become Interim President of Bryn Mawr College on July 1, 2013. A distinguished scholar and respected leader, Dr. Cassidy was first elected to serve as Provost in 2007 and was reappointed for an […]

Bryn Mawr Board of Trustees Announces President Jane McAuliffe Will Step Down After Term Concludes in June 2013

Posted March 19, 2013

The Board of Trustees of Bryn Mawr College today announced that Dr. Jane McAuliffe will step down as President of the College upon the completion of her current term on June 30, 2013. The Board of Trustees will appoint an Interim President for the 2013-2014 academic year, and will conduct a national search for the […]

Register Now for Community Forums on Planning for Bryn Mawr’s Future to be Held on Oct. 24, Nov. 4 and Nov. 15

Posted October 13, 2011

A reminder to faculty, students, and staff to sign up to attend one of the community forums being held on Monday, Oct. 24 from 2-3:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 4, from 10-11:30 a.m.; and on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 2:30-4 p.m. Presented by the Thinking Forward Group and the Campaign Planning Committee, these forums will give […]

Community Forums on Planning for Bryn Mawr’s Future to be Held on Oct. 24, Nov. 4, and Nov. 15

Posted October 6, 2011

As was mentioned in President Jane McAuliffe’s welcome letter to the community in August, a number of groups, committees and task forces have been engaged in various efforts to identify potential themes and objectives for the future direction of the College and our forthcoming capital campaign. Now that many of those groups (including the Committee […]

Trustee Task Forces Lead to Enhancements in Alumnae/i Engagement, New Conversations on Planning

Posted September 1, 2011

The Bryn Mawr Alumnae Association is undergoing changes aimed at improving how the college engages with and serves its alumnae/i based on recommendations by a Board of Trustees task force. The task force also called for even greater collaboration among the Alumnae Association and other College offices and departments including the Communications Office, Resources, Conferences […]

Bryn Mawr Alumnae Working in Finance Network at Reception in New York This Summer

Posted September 1, 2011
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It was one of the summer’s hottest days, the temperature topping 100 degrees. But on the rooftop bar at Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel in New York City, the atmosphere was cool and hip. On July 21, more than 60 Bryn Mawr alumnae/i working in finance gathered together for a reception/networking event hosted by members […]

Changes to Take Place in Bryn Mawr Graduate Programs

Posted July 21, 2011

This spring, Bryn Mawr’s Committee on Academic Priorities (CAP), the provost’s office, the general faculty, and the administration wrapped up two separate processes aimed at enhancing Bryn Mawr’s academic strength. Both processes have impacted graduate studies at Bryn Mawr College. Over the past year, CAP, which is a representative body composed of faculty members, has […]

Changes to Bryn Mawr Board Announced at April Trustees Meeting

Posted May 5, 2011

At the April board of trustees meeting, the last chaired by Sally Zeckhauser ’64, Bryn Mawr’s board of trustees elected two new members, appointed several special representatives, and named Zeckhauser and two other long-standing members emeriti trustees. Newly elected to the board are Amy Loftus ’90 and Irving Yoskowitz. Loftus is a managing partner at […]

Arlene Joy Gibson ’65 Named Chair of Bryn Mawr’s Board of Trustees

Posted February 24, 2011
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Arlene Gibson ’65 was unanimously named to succeed Sally Zeckhauser ’64 as the chair of Bryn Mawr College’s board of trustees at the board’s Feb. 12 meeting. Gibson will assume the chair on July 1. She has been a member of the board of trustees since 1999 and currently serves as vice chair of the […]

CARE CEO Helene Gayle Accepts 2011 Hepburn Medal: Video

Posted February 17, 2011
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More than 200 guests filled the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts’ Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building on Saturday, Feb. 12, as Bryn Mawr College’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center presented the 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Helene Gayle, president and chief executive officer of the international humanitarian organization CARE, in honor of her efforts to fight […]

Trustee Susan MacLaurin ’84 Joins Group Scaling Mt. Kilamanjaro In Support of CARE

Posted February 17, 2011

Among those attending the 2011 Hepburn Medal Ceremony, trustee Susan MacLaurin ’84 was particularly thrilled that CARE CEO Helen Gayle was this year’s honoree. McLaurin is part of a group planning to scale Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds in support of CARE. The group leaves on Feb. 26 and hopes to reach the summit on […]

BMC Q&A: Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer John Griffith

Posted October 28, 2010
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In an effort to keep the community informed about what’s happening at Bryn Mawr, College Communications has launched a new Q&A column. The column will run about once a month and feature various members of the president’s cabinet and other College officials. This week’s column features Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer John Griffith. When you […]

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Posted August 26, 2009

The Philadelphia Inquirer quotes Bryn Mawr Chief Financial Officer John Griffith and Facilities Manager Glenn Smith in this article about how, along with Trustee Cynthia Archer and other college officials, they managed to save the College money by accelerating planned campus repair and restoration projects.

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The Wall Street Journal

Posted December 4, 2008
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Cheryl Holland ’80, president of Abacus Planning Group, is featured in this Wall Street Journal column, which highlights model portfolios from prominent financial advisers who invest in mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The New York Times blog

Posted November 11, 2008

Trustee Lucy N. Friedman ’65, the founder and president of The After-School Corporation, is taking readers’ questions about New York City after-school programs.

GSSWSR Reaccredited Through 2016

Posted November 11, 2008
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After a comprehensive review, the Council on Social Work Education has reaccredited Bryn Mawr College’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research through 2016. In its Accreditation Review Brief, the CSWE site team noted many of the GSSWSR’s strengths, including the integration of diversity content into the curriculum, the commitment to at-risk populations and […]

Bryn Mawr in the Media: Barron’s

Posted August 18, 2008

Trustee Cheryl Holland ’80 is featured in this story about the country’s most successful independent financial advisers.