is president of Wellesley College, an immunobiologist, and a former deputy provost at Yale University. She was a member of the Immunobiology Study Section at the National Institutes of Health and at the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, received a National Institutes of Health MERIT award, and was editor of the scholarly journal Immunity. The University of Washington named her one of their “Wondrous 100”—top alumni of the past century. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. She chairs the Board of Consortium on Financing Higher Education, is a trustee of Carleton College, and serves on the Olin College of Engineering President’s Council.