Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton at Wellesley

Learn about Hillary Rodham Clinton, class of 1969, and her years as a student at Wellesley. We are proud of all our alumnae and their accomplishments, especially at moments when they are shattering glass ceilings.

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Hillary Rodham…

  • Was the head of the Young Republicans Club, 1966-1967
  • Lived at Stone-Davis Residence Hall
  • Held a Washington, D.C. internship as a research assistant for the House Republican Conference during the summer of 1968
  • Served as president of the College Government Association
  • Was named a Durant Scholar, the College’s highest academic honor, in 1969
  • Was selected by her classmates as the first-ever student commencement speaker
  • Majored in political science and graduated with high honors
  • Was honored in 2003 with an Alumnae Achievement Award
  • Fun fact: The campus bookstore sells “What would Hillary do?” coffee mugs