About Smith

Since its founding in 1871, Smith College has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality. A world-class faculty of scholars are fully engaged with their students' intellectual development, and an open curriculum encourages each student to explore many fields of knowledge. Mentors for scholarship, leadership and service, across all spectrums of endeavor, allow Smith students to observe different models of achievement, then set their own course with conviction.

News and Notes

Inaugurating a New President
Kathleen McCartney was formally installed as Smith College’s 11th president in ceremonies on Saturday, October 19, 2013. Festivities celebrated Smith’s legacy of women’s leadership and ambitious vision for the future. More...