Dr. Mary K. Grant, President of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, will discuss higher education in today’s economy at The Lenox Library on Sunday, May 1 at 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Mary Grant is the 11th president of MCLA and the first alumna of the College to serve as its president. Under her leadership, MCLA has expanded academic programming and facilities, recruited outstanding new faculty, provided students with new study abroad, internship, and research opportunities, overseen growth in enrollment, strengthened the connections between the College and the community, and become part of the Massachusetts State University System.

This is the final installment of the 2010-11 Distinguished Lecture series.  All programs in this series are free and open to the public, thanks to donor contributions. The Distinguished Lecture series is organized and hosted by Professor Jeremy Yudkin of Lenox.   Lectures are held monthly in the Lenox Library Association’s Sedgwick Reading Room at 18 Main Street Lenox, MA.  No reservations are required.