A Conversation With President Valerie Smith
President Valerie Smith traveled to 10 locations across the country and London on her "Changing Lives, Changing the World" tour.
President Smith addresses a record-setting crowd of more than 200 guests in New York City.
Alumni at each event shared how Swarthmore has shaped their lives and livelihoods, and asked President Smith about her vision for the College.
The events gave alumni, parents, and friends the opportunity to meet and share their experiences.
President Smith traveled far and wide for her inaugural tour. Above, President Smith speaks in San Francisco.
Current and prospective students attended a number of the Conversations, including the Philadelphia event at The Barnes Foundation, pictured above.
Building upon the theme of the inauguration, “Changing Lives, Changing the World,” President Valerie Smith traveled to 10 cities in the United States, plus London, to meet alumni, parents, and friends of the College. During her visits she spoke about her vision for the College, and its future, and learned how Swarthmore has helped shape lives and livelihoods. View highlights from the tour in the slideshow above.