Wellesley College is pleased to welcome Emily Chilton as Senior Associate Director. Emily joins Wellesley from Olin College, where she served as Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Family and Alumni Relations. In this role, Emily oversaw a multi-channel annual giving appeal program for family and alum and developed and managed an annual calendar of events, fostering opportunities to connect and build community in a virtual setting. Before Olin, Emily previously held positions at Community Servings, Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
In her new role as SAD at Wellesley College, Emily will work collaboratively across the Wellesley Fund team and the broader advancement division. She will oversee developing the creative briefs and writing the solicitation content for all Wellesley Fund appeals. In addition to managing a small portfolio of prospects, she will also work with Wellesley Fund volunteers for ten assigned classes to plan and implement their fundraising efforts. Emily looks forward to continuing to make a difference in higher education and, in the lives of current and future female leaders.
About Wellesley College
Wellesley College is a premier four-year liberal arts college for women located in the greater Boston area. Home to 2,350 undergraduate students representing 50 states and more than 87 countries, 49 percent students of color, and 17 percent first-generation college students, diversity and inclusion are a way of life at Wellesley. Wellesley’s motto, Non Ministrari sed Ministrare, captures the College’s mission to provide an excellent liberal arts education for women who will make a difference in the world. With a rich history, an established reputation for academic excellence, and state-of-the-art resources, Wellesley College provides its students with a comprehensive liberal arts and sciences education. Wellesley offers more than 1,000 courses across diverse academic disciplines and over 50 majors. Wellesley’s innovative career education model is designed to prepare and inspire students to craft a lifetime of opportunity and to reach their full potential.
Wellesley alumnae are leadership role models, including the late U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Chinese writer Bing Xin, Korean diplomat In-ho Lee, NASA astronaut Pamela Melroy, journalist Diane Sawyer, writer Nora Ephron, and Hillary Rodham Clinton, the first female presidential candidate to be nominated by a major U.S. political party.
Wellesley College is led by its 14th president, Paula A. Johnson, who assumed office in July 2016. For more information about Wellesley College, please visit https://www.wellesley.edu/