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Smith College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Women's college founded 1871 by Sophia Smith, the college opened in 1875.

Location:
Northampton, MA

Founding Date:
1871

Team:
Pioneers

Enrollment:
2800

Official Website:
http://www.smith.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tammy Baldwin
Politician
11-Feb-1962   Congresswoman, Wisconsin 2nd
Barbara Bass
Business
?   CEO of Emporium-Weinstock, 1989-92
Barbara Bush
First Lady
8-Jun-1925   Wife of US President George H.W. Bush
Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
Author
4-Apr-1908 4-Nov-2006 Cheaper by the Dozen
Julia Child
Chef
15-Aug-1912 13-Aug-2004 Haute cuisine with a unique voice
Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Relative
5-Jul-1948   Richard M. Nixon's daughter
Susan S. Elliott
Business
1937   Systems Service Enterprises
Caterina Fake
Designer
c. 1969   Co-Founder of Flickr
Judith Fergin
Diplomat
c. 1951   US Ambassador to East Timor
April H. Foley
Business
c. 1947   US Ambassador to Hungary, 2006-09
Rita V. Foley
Business
c. 1954   Former VP, MeadWestVaco
Bonnie Franklin
Actor
6-Jan-1944 1-Mar-2013 Ann Romano on One Day at a Time
Betty Friedan
Activist
4-Feb-1921 4-Feb-2006 Rights for women spokesperson
Meg Greenfield
Journalist
27-Dec-1930 13-May-1999 The Washington Post
Jane Harman
Politician
28-Jun-1945   Congresswoman from California, 1993-2011
Annabelle Clinton Imber
Judge
c. 1949   Justice, Arkansas Supreme Court
Molly Ivins
Columnist
30-Aug-1944 31-Jan-2007 Loudmouthed Texas dame
Gayle P. W. Jackson
Business
c. 1946   Energy Global
Carolyn D. King
Judge
30-Jan-1938   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Madeleine L'Engle
Author
29-Nov-1918 6-Sep-2007 A Wrinkle In Time
Celinda Lake
Government
?   Lake Research Partners
Karen R. Lawrence
Educator
18-Mar-1949   President, Sarah Lawrence College
Rochelle B. Lazarus
Business
1947   CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, 1996-2009
Dawn G. Lepore
Business
c. 1955   CEO of Drugstore.com
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Aviator
22-Jun-1906 7-Feb-2001 Wife of Charles Lindbergh
Catharine MacKinnon
Activist
7-Oct-1946   Anti-pornography activist
Anne Clark Martindell
Politician
18-Jul-1914 11-Jun-2008 US Ambassador to New Zealand, 1979-81
Carol Mills
Business
c. 1953   Former EVP at Juniper Networks
Joan Mitchell
Painter
12-Feb-1925 30-Oct-1992 Abstract Expressionist
Margaret Mitchell
Novelist
8-Nov-1900 16-Aug-1949 Gone With the Wind
Margaret D. Moore
Business
c. 1948   Senior VP at Pepsi
Marilyn Carlson Nelson
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Carlson Companies, 1998-2008
Judith C. Pelham
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Trinity Health, 2000-04
Sylvia Plath
Poet
27-Oct-1932 11-Feb-1963 Daddy
Danielle Pletka
Pundit
12-Jun-1963   American Enterprise Institute
Olive Higgins Prouty
Novelist
10-Jan-1882 24-Mar-1974 Stella Dallas
Nancy Reagan
First Lady
6-Jul-1921   Wife of US President Reagan
Stephanie K. Seymour
Judge
16-Oct-1940   10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1979-2005
Ricky Silberman
Activist
1937 18-Feb-2007 Cofounder, Independent Women's Forum
Bill Smitrovich
Actor
16-May-1947   Andrew Thacher on Life Goes On
Merrie Spaeth
Business
23-Aug-1948   PR guru for Reagan, Swift Boat Vets
Gloria Steinem
Activist
25-Mar-1934   Founder, Ms. Magazine
Harriett Tee Taggart
Business
c. 1948   Wellington Management Company
Niki Tsongas
Politician
26-Apr-1946   Congresswoman, Massachusetts 5th
Laura D. Tyson
Economist
28-Jun-1947   Dean of London Business School
Cynthia Voigt
Author
25-Feb-1942   Juvenile author, Tillerman Cycle
Patricia Wettig
Actor
4-Dec-1951   thirtysomething
Phoebe A. Wood
Business
c. 1953   CFO of Brown-Forman, 2001-08
Kathryn D. Wriston
Attorney
c. 1939   Wife of Walter B. Wriston

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Harry Elmer Barnes
Historian
15-Jun-1889 25-Aug-1968 American conspiracy theorist
Leonard Baskin
Sculptor
15-Aug-1922 3-Jun-2000 Sculptor and printmaker
Joseph Brodsky
Poet
24-May-1940 28-Jan-1996 "Social parasite" turned Poet Laureate
Mary Ellen Chase
Scholar
24-Feb-1887 28-Jul-1973 Silas Crockett
Carol T. Christ
Educator
21-May-1944   President, Smith College
John Bates Clark
Economist
26-Jan-1847 21-Mar-1938 Philosophy of Wealth
Esther Dale
Actor
10-Nov-1885 23-Jul-1961 Curly Top
Joel Dorius
Educator
4-Jan-1919 14-Feb-2006 Professor fired for gay porn arrest
Granville Hicks
Critic
9-Sep-1901 18-Jun-1982 Marxist critic, The Great Tradition
V. S. Pritchett
Author
16-Dec-1900 20-Mar-1997 Midnight Oil
Peter Viereck
Poet
5-Aug-1916 13-May-2006 Terror and Decorum
Allen Weinstein
Historian
1-Sep-1937   US National Archivist

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Carol T. Christ
Educator
21-May-1944   President, Smith College
Jill Ker Conway
Educator
9-Oct-1934   President of Smith College, 1975-85
Gayle P. W. Jackson
Business
c. 1946   Energy Global
Harry P. Kamen
Business
c. 1932   CEO of Metropolitan Life, 1993-98
Joan F. Lane
Business
c. 1928   Stanford University booster
Rochelle B. Lazarus
Business
1947   CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, 1996-2009
Dawn G. Lepore
Business
c. 1955   CEO of Drugstore.com
Ruth J. Simmons
Educator
3-Jul-1945   President, Brown University
Laura D. Tyson
Economist
28-Jun-1947   Dean of London Business School


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