A Photo Farewell to President H. Kim Bottomly

June 24, 2016
President H. Kim Bottomly in commencement regalia

H. Kim Bottomly, Wellesley’s 13th president, the first scientist to head Wellesley, and the first president inaugurated in the 21st century, assumed her position on August 1, 2007 and will conclude her tenure on June 30, 2016. Today we offer a photo reflection of her time at the College. 

President H Kim Bottomly with students at orientation 2007

President H. Kim Bottomly greets students at her first Orientation in 2007.

First convocation 2007

President H. Kim Bottomly's first convocation, 2007. 

With Albright fellows in 2010

President H. Kim Bottomly speaks with 2010 Albright Fellows. 

Wellesley hosts inaugural Women in Public Service summer institute, June 11, 2012

Wellesley hosted the inaugural Women in Public Service summer institute, June 2012.

The 1914 College Hall Fire Centennial Commemoration, March 17, 2014.

President H. Kim Bottomly hosted this finals study break in Tishman Commons in 2015.

Genevieve Huang interviews Kim for the Wellesley News, 2016

Student Journalist Genevieve Huang interviewed President H. Kim Bottomly for the Wellesley News, 2016.

Students escort President H. Kim Bottomly into Springfest, May 6, 2016