Dr. Lynn Pasquerella has served as the president of Association of American Colleges and Universities since July 2016. Pasquerella is a graduate of Quinebaug Valley Community College, Mount Holyoke College, and Brown University. In 2008, she was named provost of the University of Hartford. In 2010, she was appointed the eighteenth president of Mount Holyoke College. Pasquerella’ s presidency of Mount Holyoke was marked by a strategic planning process; outreach to local, regional, and international constituencies and a commitment to a vibrant campus community. Pasquerella has written extensively on medical ethics, metaphysics, public policy and the philosophy of law.