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Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe Explores Collaborative Opportunities in Asia

Posted July 17, 2012
President McAuliffe with Ewha President Sun-Uk Kim

Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe recently traveled to Asia to meet with officials at a number of colleges and universities to discuss opportunities for collaboration and to take part in the 2012 Women’s Education Worldwide Conference at Nanjing University’s Ginling College in China. At Ewha Woman’s University in Korea, McAuliffe and Ewha President Sun-Uk Kim […]

Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe Among Speakers at Conference on the Future of Liberal-Arts Colleges

Posted April 12, 2012
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Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe was among the speakers at “The Future of the Liberal Arts College in America and its Leadership Role in Education around the World.” Held this week at Lafayette College, the conference brought together leaders of many of the nation’s top liberal-arts colleges to look at the challenges and opportunities facing […]

BMC in the Media: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Posted March 1, 2011

Senior Adviser for Internationalization Susan Sutton was quoted extensively in a Feb. 23 article on efforts by American colleges and universities to partner with their counterparts in India and the barriers involved. The Feb. 27 Chronicle featured a profile of Kenneth R. Bain, the first fellow of the Andrew W. Mellon Teaching and Learning Institute. […]

Kim Cassidy Reappointed as Provost

Posted January 13, 2011
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Kim Cassidy has agreed to serve as Bryn Mawr’s provost for an additional five years, President Jane McAuliffe recently announced . Cassidy was named acting provost in January 2008 and provost in June 2008. “I’m looking forward to five more years of working to continue to create an atmosphere where the faculty’s work of scholarship, […]

Bryn Mawr President Tweets from the Bike Trail

Posted July 8, 2010
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As Bryn Mawr College President Jane McAuliffe bicycles through Vermont’s Champlain Valley with a group of alumnae/i, her trusty iPhone is never far from her side. She’s putting it to good use: posting photos and brief updates from the trail via Twitter. Using the Bryn Mawr Twitter account and the hashtag #bmcpres, McAuliffe has been […]

Bryn Mawr President Meets Higher-Ed and Industry Leaders, Alumnae and Parents on India Trip

Posted March 15, 2010
Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe and Rajendra Jagdale, director, Science and Technology Park, University of Pune

On a recently completed a weeklong tour of three Indian cities, Bryn Mawr College President Jane McAuliffe’s intensive schedule of official meetings was leavened by the hospitality of Bryn Mawr alumnae and parents of current students, who treated the president to a sampling of the Indian arts scene … Read more»

President McAuliffe Addresses the Heads of the United Kingdom’s Universities

Posted September 16, 2009

Bryn Mawr College President Jane McAuliffe recently returned from the Universities UK (UUK) Annual Conference in Edinburgh, where she gave a speech outlining the effect of the global economic crisis on U.S. colleges and universities. UUK is the membership organization for the heads of all the universities in England, Ireland, and Wales. She called on […]

Bryn Mawr President and Fellow Senior Scholars Recommend the Creation of a U.S./U.K. “Atlantic Trust”

Posted August 12, 2009
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A group of senior scholars, including Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe, recently released a report advocating a number of ambitious initiatives to strengthen collaboration between the colleges and universities of the United States and United Kingdom and to foster the growth of an open, competitive, and accessible higher-education sector in other nations. Read more»

Bryn Mawr students join event with British Prime Minister, Madeline Albright, Obama advisor Paul Volker

Posted April 3, 2009
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown/Photo Courtesy Caroline Troein

Twelve Bryn Mawr students joined President Jane McAuliffe last week for a special invitation-only panel discussion at New York University featuring British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, former Secretary of State Madeline Albright and two-time Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volker, who currently chairs President Barrack Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board … Read more »

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 […]

Bryn Mawr president takes part in U.K./U.S. study group on higher education

Posted December 4, 2008

Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe is in London this week meeting with a small group of fellow higher-education leaders from the United States and the United Kingdom who are studying the current state of U.S./U.K. academic collaboration; how to strengthen those relationships; and how to leverage the unique ties that exist between the two countries in a global context.