Statements and Communications

President Lynn Perry Wooten regularly communicates with the Simmons community

From updates relevant to the Simmons community to thought leadership, President Wooten keeps Simmons up-to-date on the latest news. 

Recent Communications

Lynn Perry Wooten and family

Dear Simmons Community, As I reflect on the magic of the past few days, I want to take this moment to thank each of you for making my investiture such a memorable and extraordinary experience. It was an honor to...

Lynn Perry Wooten

Delivered at Simmons University, April 11, 2022. The following remarks have been edited for length and clarity. Good morning and welcome! It gives me great joy to share this day with my mother Delores Perry who is joining virtually, my...

View of the cupola from the quad through trees

President Wooten shares a message to the Simmons community in response to Russia's deeply troubling invasion of Ukraine and its unprovoked assault on that nation's people.

The cupola at Simmons University

Black History Month is a unique opportunity to learn, grow, and discover something new about aspects of Black culture, art, and history.In the wake of recent debates about critical race theory and news stories about the removal of books from...

Martin Luther King Jr. Photo

A message from President Lynn Perry Wooten It is my honor to write today as we mark the ninety-third birthday of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As I reflect upon Dr. King’s legacy, I am reminded of his...

The U.S. Flag outside of the Main College Building

President Wooten reflects on how the events of September 11 continue to influence our world in far-reaching ways. She implores the Simmons community to reflect on what we can do individually and collectively moving forward — to embrace everyday leadership.