H. Kim Bottomly, President of Wellesley College
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Media Coverage

President Bottomly's participation in the Aspen Ideas Festival is highlighted in New York Times blog, "You're the Boss: The Art of Running a Small Business." (July 17, 2010)

President Bottomly is interviewed by The Atlantic about her "Big Idea" at the Aspen Ideas Festival. (July 7, 2010)

President Bottomly is featured on Minnesota Public Radio as one of the speakers at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival. (July 6, 2010)

President Bottomly writes a letter to the editor of The Wall Street Journal in about the importance of science in a liberal education. (May 19, 2010)

President Bottomly discusses the present and future of women in higher education at Yale University, as part of a celebration of 40 years of coeducation at the institution. (March 26-28, 2010)

President Bottomly's visit to the White House for Women's History Month is featured in The Boston Globe. The honor was also highlighted in The Wellesley Townsman. (March 16, 2010)

President Bottomly is featured in a nationwide C-Span broadcast, "Dialogues with Secretary Albright: Higher Education's Role and Responsibilities in Global Affairs," with Madeleine Korbel Albright, Wellesley Provost and Dean of the College Andrew Shennan (moderator), Spelman College President Beverly Tatum and Columbia University President Lee Bollinger. The broadcast was repeated the following day on C-Span 2. (February 15 and 16, 2010)

President Bottomly writes a letter to the editor of The Boston Globe in response to the op-ed "The College Admissions Scam," criticizing the misguided premise on how to select a college and detailing Wellesley's commitment to a need-blind admission policy. (January 17, 2010)

President Bottomly hosts the forum, "Call to Action: Higher Education's Role and Responsibility in Global Affairs," featuring panelists including former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum, The Boston Globe reports.(January 8, 2010)

President Bottomly, along with Drew Gilpin Faust of Harvard and Shirley Tilghman of Princeton, are rated the top three female college presidents according to Forbes Magazine (Oct. 6, 2009)

President Bottomly appears on YouTube talking about the Babson, Olin and Wellesley three-college collaborations (Sept. 9, 2009)

President Bottomly announces a new collaboration with Babson and Olin colleges in The Boston Globe. The story also appeared in The Associated Press, The Chronicle of Higher Education and many other media outlets (August 24, 2009)

President Bottomly writes a letter to the editor of The New York Times on the best approach to scientific research (June 29, 2009)

President Bottomly presents the opening remarks at the Science Club for Girls Catalyst Awards (May 26, 2009)

President Bottomly is elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts & Sciences (April 20, 2009)

President Bottomly interview on Wellesley and women's colleges, St. Petersburg Times (Jan. 10, 2009)

President Bottomly interview on "Paying for Collegeā€ with NPR radio station WBUR-FM's "Radio Boston" (Dec. 12, 2008)

President Bottomly announces Wellesley's chief investment officer (Nov. 11, 2008)

President Bottomly takes part in "Women in Science" interview (Oct. 15, 2008)

President Bottomly vows to protect art, The Boston Globe (Aug. 28, 2008)

President Bottomly honored at Wellesley with Copernicus book, The Associated Press (June 16, 2008), and MetroWest Daily News (June 16, 2008)

President Bottomly named to "wondrous one hundred" list at University of Washington (June 2008)

Wellesley welcomes its 13th president (May 15, 2008)

President Bottomly joins "converts to leading women's colleges," Insider Higher Ed (Feb. 15, 2008)

President Bottomly announces boost in financial aid, Bloomberg News (Feb. 7, 2008)

Scientist to lead Wellesley College, The Boston Globe (May 11, 2007)



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