Events 2016-2017

The Wellesley College Alumnae Association hosts several events throughout the academic year. Below is the 2016-17 event schedule.

Event Date(s)
Alumnae Leadership Council and Alumnae Achievement Awards October 14–16, 2016
Wellesley Weekend October 14–16, 2016
Reunion June 2–4, 2017
Alumnae Leadership Council and Alumnae Achievement Awards October 13–15, 2017


Annual Meeting, Wellesley College Alumnae Association

The following slate of candidates for office be elected by the alumnae body at the annual meeting of the Wellesley College Alumnae Association on June 5 at 11:30 a.m. in Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall.

Director, 2016–18
Sara Jean Kelly ’05
Davidsonville, Md.

Director, 2016–18
Elizabeth Lee ’97
Beverly Hills, Calif.

Director, 2016–18
Ida Liu ’98
New York

Director, 2016–18
Linda DuPlan Rieke ’59
Amelia Island, Fla., and Milwaukee

Director/Chair of the Wellesley Fund, 2016–18
Lindsey Boylan ’06
New York

Term Renewal, Directors, 2016–18
Luisa Bonillas ’94
Chandler, Ariz.

Helen Hsu ’93

Maneesha Patil ’78
Sugar Land, Texas

Desiree Urquhart CE/DS ’99
Windsor, Va.

Treasurer/Secretary, 2016–17
Eileen Conroy ’75
Des Moines, Iowa

Respectfully submitted,
2015–16 Nominating Committee

Maneesha Patil ’78, chair, Yolette Garcia ’77, Maya Melczer Greenfield ’04, Rachel Salmanowitz Kronenberger ’12, Beth McKinnon ’72, Mari Myer ’83, Elizabeth Preis ’91, Pier Rogers ’75, Jamie Scarborough ’87, Desiree Urquhart CE/DS ’99

At the Annual Meeting, alumnae will also vote on the candidate for alumnae trustee and bylaw changes. These changes encompass the following:

  • a clarification of the positions of elected directors, young alumna director, and directors-at-large;
  • establishment of a standing nominating committee to replace the nominating subcommittee of the governance committee;
  • clarification of the procedure for appointment of committee chairs; and
  • clarification of the selection process for alumnae trustees.

You can review the proposed changes to the bylaws here.