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News Regarding President Joyce P. Jacobsen

Mellon grant will support a three-year leadership program for faculty members in the humanities. The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium, of which Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a member, has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the Mellon Foundation to create the NY6 Mellon Academic Leadership Fellows Program, a three-year program to


In the latest issue of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen talks with Jim Cecere ’91, founder and owner of two of Geneva’s newest and most interesting shops, FLX Goods & Vinifera. During the interview, Cecere discusses his time as a student at HWS, the value he’s realized from his liberal arts education,


Former Director of Alumni Relations Lt. Col. John Norvell ’66, P’99, P’02 discusses his military service after graduation and his long-time service to the Colleges. U.S. Air Force veteran, former assistant professor of history at the Air Force Academy and former Director of Alumni Relations Lt. Col. John Norvell ’66, P’99, P’02 joined President Joyce


Hobart and William Smith will award the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy an honorary degree in absentia. Hobart and William Smith, along with a number of other colleges and universities, will award Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy an honorary degree at the 2022 Commencement. Zelenskyy, who will be recognized in absentia, has demonstrated profound leadership in


President Jacobsen shares her career path and the important role of mentorship in her life. President Joyce P. Jacobsen reflects on her path as an economist, professor and administrator; the intersection of labor and gender; and the role of mentorship in achieving gender equity in the field of economics, in an interview in the most


English Professor Alla Ivanchikova on the ways fiction and film “imagine” Afghanistan in the post-9/11 world. On the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen asks Associate Professor of English Alla Ivanchikova about her scholarship, which ranges from post-9/11 literature to the concept of “technoimmortality.” They also discuss global literary trends,


President Joyce P. Jacobsen was recently profiled in Diverse Issues in Higher Education in recognition of being named the 2021 recipient of the Carolyn Shaw Bell Award, which pays tribute to her work as a leader in the field of the economics of gender. The article is shared here. Dr. Joyce Jacobsen: A Champion for


The latest recipients of the Geneva Scholarship Associates fund are beginning to explore a variety of academic fields and interests during their first semester. With interests spanning art history, economics and entrepreneurial studies, three Geneva High School graduates – the latest recipients of scholarships from Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) – are engaging with campus during


Joyce P. Jacobsen, President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, is the recipient of the 2021 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award.  Jacobsen is the first woman to serve as the president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Named after the first chair of Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP is the


The third season of Pulteney Street Podcast kicks off with Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham, whose new book explores the parallels between the internet and the human brain. On the latest issue of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham discuss how the brain