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Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Special Guest Lecture

Please join us on Friday, June 8 at 2 p.m. to welcome Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, as she speaks as the special guest lecturer during this year’s Reunion Weekend. Lynn has served as the president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities since July 2016. After earning degrees from Quinebaug Valley Community College, Mount Holyoke College and Brown University, in 1985 Lynn became a faculty member of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Rhode Island. Throughout her time at the University of Rhode Island, Lynn also served as the vice provost for research, the vice provost for academic affairs and dean of the graduate school. In 2008, she became the provost of the University of Hartford, and, just two years later, was appointed the 18th president of Mount Holyoke College. She currently serves as the senator and vice president of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, a member of the boards of the Lingnan Foundation and the National Humanities Alliance, and is on the advisory board of the Newman’s Own Foundation. Lynn also hosts The Academic Minute, a public radio show. Lynn has received honorary doctorates from Elizabethtown College and Bishop’s University and has extensive experience writing on the topics of medical ethics, metaphysics, public policy and the philosophy of law. Lynn’s lecture will be in the Hodson Science and Technology Center, Room 131.

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