College Administration

Board of Trustees

The Mount Holyoke College Board of Trustees oversees the property, business, and affairs of the College.

President of the College

The president of the College is both the leader of educational policy and Mount Holyoke's chief executive officer. Sonya Stephens was named the president of the College on July 1, 2018.

Shared Governance

Mount Holyoke has a strong tradition of shared decision-making among its administration, faculty, and students. Students and faculty have an important role in shaping institutional policy and practice, in particular through the Student Government Association and the various standing committees.

Institutional Policies

Library of official policies governing the College, organized by area are available on the Institutional Policies website.

College Leadership

Mount Holyoke's academic and administrative operations are organized into functional areas, each overseen by a Vice President.

The Cabinet is specified in the Bylaws of the Board of Trustees and consists of the President, the Vice Presidents, and the Secretary of the College.

The Cabinet and Senior Leadership Team work closely together on all institutional-level decisions. They support the College President in ensuring Mount Holyoke College achieves its mission to provide an intellectually adventurous education in the liberal arts and sciences at a women’s college that is gender diverse. 


Sonya Stephens

Sonya Stephens


Shannon D. Gurek

Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer
Shannon Gurek

Marcella Runell Hall

Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students
Marcella Runell Hall

Kassandra Jolley

Vice President for College Relations
Kassandra Jolley

Dorothy E. Mosby

Interim Dean of Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Mary E. Woolley Professor of Spanish

Dorothy E. Mosby is the chief academic officer at Mount Holyoke College. She is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for the College’s academic mission and for supporting the 35 academic departments and programs; Library, Information, and Technology Services; academic centers; and the academic support offices, including the Office of the Registrar, the Office of Student Success and Advising, and the Teaching and Learning Initiative.

Dorothy Mosby, Associate Dean of Faculty

Robin Randall

Vice President for Enrollment Management
Robin Randall will lead Mount Holyoke’s Office of Admission for the year, beginning in September.

Kijua Sanders-McMurtry

Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer
Kijua Sanders-McMurtry will play a key role at Mount Holyoke as the first vice president for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer.

Senior Leadership Team

Tiffany Espinosa

Executive Director of Professional and Graduate Education

Photo of Espinosa

Liz Lierman

Executive Director, Career Development Center; Interim Executive Director of the Alumnae Association

Photo of Liz Lierman

Polly Prewitt-Freilino

Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness
This is a photographic portrait of Prewitt-Freilino.

Alex Wirth-Cauchon

Chief Information Officer and Executive Director Library Information and Technology Services
Alex Wirth-Cauchon

Ana Yankova ’97

Chief Investment Officer
Ana Yankova