Sally Sutherland, Senior Advisor to the President, coordinates institutional planning, oversees reaccreditation and assessment, staffs the Board of Trustees, serves as Secretary of the College, and supports the President on a number of regular and special projects. This is her fifth position at Mount Holyoke. She served as Dean of Freshmen for four years starting in 1982, as Dean of Studies for three years, and as Associate Professor of English for three years. In 1992 she became the Assistant Dean of Faculty at Amherst College, returning to Mount Holyoke in 1998 as Associate Dean of Faculty. In 2010 she joined the office of President Pasquerella. She holds a faculty appointment in English. Her B.A. is from Skidmore College, and her M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. degrees are from Columbia University.