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  1. President Lynn Perry Wooten seated near a wall hanging of the University seal

    We will offer a variety of ways for our community – students, faculty, staff, alums, and friends – to participate in this historic moment as we honor the many contributions of this institution and the remarkable Simmons trailblazers, visionaries, and leaders who have and continue to shape our University and our world.

  2. Gloria Steinem. Anne Jardim, and Thasunda Brown Duckett

    We are proud that this year marks the 125th anniversary of Simmons University, an institution founded for equality and dedicated to furthering social justice and economic mobility. We are also celebrating 45 years of The Simmons Leadership Conference, an annual...

  3. Lawrence L. Langer

    The recent passing of beloved Professor Emeritus of English Lawrence “Larry” Langer has deeply saddened everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him as a colleague, teacher, and mentor during a distinguished Simmons career that spanned over three decades.

  4. Two students in a science lab, circa 1920s.

    As we enter the month of March it is an honor to celebrate Women’s History Month. This is an important moment to recognize the many contributions and achievements of women throughout our history, while also reaffirming our commitment to advancing...

  5. A collage of women who have spoken at Simmons

    This Black History Month also happens to be Simmons University’s 125th anniversary year. President Wooten reflects upon the many women associated with Simmons – past and present – who have not only influenced our immediate community, but whose work and contributions had and continue to have far-reaching impacts for our world.

  6. President Lynn Wooten standing in front of the MCB

    In a letter to the community, President Lynn Perry Wooten reflects upon the life, legacy, and enduring impact of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  7. The cupola at Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts

    In a letter to the community, President Lynn Perry Wooten reminds us of our responsibility to unequivocally condemn hate and violence, to ensure our community feels safe and respected, and to use our learning and leadership to build new pathways that further understanding.

  8. The Cupola

    In a letter to the community, President Lynn Perry Wooten expresses care and concern for those impacted by the ongoing tragedy.

  9. On Wednesday, September 6, the Simmons community gathered on the academic campus for words of welcome from President Lynn Wooten. Watch the video.

  10. Simmons University President Lynn Perry Wooten wearing a pink jacket and smiling

    This Saturday is Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that prohibits the states and federal government from denying the right to vote on the basis of sex.