SCMA gallery to be named after President Christ

This Friday, the Smith College Board of Trustees announced that the Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA) will name the soon-to-be-created Asian art gallery after retiring President Carol T. Christ.

The new gallery will be known as the Carol T. Christ Asian Art Gallery. Funded by gifts from trustees, including a foundational gift from Peggy [...]

Kathleen McCartney named 11th President of Smith College

Kathleen McCartney, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and an internationally recognized authority on child development and early education, has been selected as the 11th president of Smith College.

A graduate of Tufts and Yale universities, McCartney is a Tufts trustee and represents Harvard on the founding board of edX, the online [...]

President Christ interviewed on China Central Televison

President Christ with Yang Rui on the set of "Dialogue".

This June, Smith College President Carol T. Christ visited Hong Kong, Nanjing, Shanghai, Taipei, Guangzhou, Chengdu, and Beijing. As part of her visit, President Christ participated in a number of interviews with newspapers and television shows.

At the end of her tour, President Christ [...]

President Christ begins a six-city tour in Hong Kong

Smith College President Carol T. Christ was in Hong Kong in early June to meet with members of the Smith community and to speak at some events.  Here are some photos from her visit.

Alumnae, current students, and parents joined President Christ, Professor Mahnaz Mahdavi, and Smith College staff at an event in Hong [...]

Smithies invited to receptions this summer in Asia

This June, Smith College President Carol T. Christ will visit mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.  Smith alumnae, students and their parents, and other friends of the college are invited to join the president at receptions in six cities.

The receptions will feature refreshments, mingling among guests, panel discussions, and the opportunity to hear [...]

President Christ interviewed on TV

Last week, President Carol T. Christ was featured on the  Higher Education Today talk show.  The show, which covers contemporary issues, people, and institutions involved in the world of higher education, is hosted by educational consultant and author Steven Roy Goodman.

President Christ talked about the about the strengths of women’s colleges and Smith’s outstanding [...]

President Christ contributes to international education series

Carol Christ, president of Smith College

Smith College President Carol T. Christ recently contributed to the “Presidential Perspectives” Series, a project of the Association of International Education Administrators. Articles in the series offer contemporary perspectives on international education and are commissioned from college and university presidents.

President Christ’s article, “A World College for the [...]

President Christ scheduled to give talk to Great Britain Club

While in London, President Christ will give a talk on the works of Jane Austen, December 7, 2011.

This December, Smith College President Carol Christ is visiting London.  On December 7, 2011 she will give a talk entitled Courtship, Money, and Imagination in Jane Austen’s Fiction to the members of the Smith College Club [...]

International Advancement goes to Michigan?

Proving that Smithies everywhere are interested in Smith’s global mission, President Carol T. Christ and International Advancement Director Kim Albright ’72 recently visited Traverse City, Michigan to give alumnae an international update.

President Christ shares Smith's global focus with alumnae in Michigan this week.

On August 10, a group of 22 alumnae attended a [...]

President Christ receives honorary degree

Smith College President Carol T. Christ receives an honorary degree from the American College of Greece, June 26.

On Sunday, June 26, the American College of Greece awarded Smith College President Carol T. Christ an honorary degree for service to education and public life.

President Christ joined more than 500 members of the graduating [...]