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The Office of the President of Mount Holyoke College serves as the administrative seat of the College, working in conjunction with the Board of Trustees and the officers of the College to execute the College’s bylaws, advance its academic standards, and ensure its fiscal health.  The Office of the President supports the work of the president of the College, who is the leader of educational policy and the chief executive officer of Mount Holyoke College. The Office of the President also oversees the College’s most significant institutional events, including Commencement and Convocation.

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The College is led by the President and Board of Trustees. Academic and administrative operations are organized into six functional areas led by Officers.
The Board is charged with defining the mission of the College, guarding its resources, appointing & assessing the President and leading strategic direction
Our founder, Mary Lyon, was the first. See the complete list of Principals and Presidents from 1837 to today.