Letters to the Community

2013

June 28, 2013: A Message to the Smith Community

2012

October 15, 2012: Women for the World

May 25, 2012: An Open Letter to the Smith Community

May 22, 2012: “Between the Lines” All-Employee Summer Reading Program

April 24, 2012: United Way Thank-You

April 9, 2012: Information on community events

April 6, 2012: April 16 All-Campus Meeting

April 3, 2012: A message to the Smith community

March 9, 2012: A letter to the Smith community

February 24, 2012: An open letter to the Smith community

January 12, 2012: Five College Environmental Initiative

2011

November 2, 2011: A message of thanks

October 24, 2011: Public launch of the Women in Public Service Project

October 12, 2011: Days of Dialogue

April 20, 2011: The Women and Public Service Initiative

2010

September 29, 2010: Days of Dialogue

May 4, 2010: A message to the community about budget planning

April 22, 2010: Report of the Ada Comstock Scholars Study Group

April 1, 2010: Results of benefits review

February 11, 2010: A forum on sustainability

2009

October 26, 2009: An update on the college's budget

September 11, 2009: A Day of Dialogue for faculty and staff

September 9, 2009: Diversity resources in 2009-10

June 15, 2009: An update on staff reductions

May 7, 2009: Resources for conflict resolution, complaints and counsel

May 4, 2009: The 2009-10 budget and related matters

May 1, 2009: H1N1 (swine flu) update

April 27, 2009: An update on Josten Library

April 16, 2009: A message about the institutional diversity director search

Web archive: Responding to the Financial Environment

March 11, 2009: The president's financial planning update

March 11, 2009: From the directors of the Five Colleges

January 28, 2009: Potential budget reduction strategies for discussion

January 5, 2009: Financial planning update

2008

October 23, 2008: Smith College and the economy

September 8, 2008: Important public safety information

April 30, 2008: Responding to controversial speakers

February 27, 2008: An open letter on changes in the size of the faculty

2007

November 19, 2007: A letter to the community about events at a student party

October 1, 2007: Report of the NEASC reaccreditation visiting team

September 6, 2007: An update on campus security and emergency preparedness

April 17, 2007: President Christ offers the sympathies of the Smith community to Virginia Tech students and families

2006

December 2-13, 2006: Messages regarding the passing of a student

September 5, 2006: Fall strategic planning round tables

May 17, 2006: Moving forward on strategic planning directions

May 10, 2006: Common Ground announcement

May 8, 2006: Action of the Board of Trustees regarding Sudan

2005

December 7, 2005: A message about strategic planning

September 14, 2005: Hurricane Katrina relief efforts

September 6, 2005: The community's response to Hurricane Katrina

January 21, 2005: A message to students

2004

March 5, 2004: A letter to alumnae about changes in the dining system

March 4, 2004: A letter to faculty and staff about changes in the dining system

March 2, 2004: A letter to students about changes in the dining system

February 26, 2004: Answering questions about Smith's budget challenge

January 29, 2004: Restoring equilibrium to the college's budget

2003

September 29, 2003: The process for considering changes in dining

September 12, 2003: "Banking" open positions

September 9, 2003: A message to students

September 8, 2003: An update on the college's budget

August 4, 2003: Changes in the office of the Ada Comstock Scholars Program

June 24, 2003: The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action in the Michigan cases

March 10, 2003: A message about the college's budget

2002

December 9, 2002: Bright Ideas at Smith

December 6, 2002: A day of public service for each employee

November 6, 2002: Otelia Cromwell Day and diversity at Smith

October 30, 2002: The financial state of the college