Board of Trustees

Dr. Marilyn R. Schuster '65

Professor Emerita, Smith College

Oakland, California


BA, Mills College, 1965, French
MPhil, Yale University, 1968, French Language and Literature
PhD, Yale University, 1973, French Language and Literature

Professional Work

Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities, Smith College, 2005–2015
Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Smith College, 2009–2014
Professor in the Program for the Study of Women and Gender, Smith College, 1999–2015
Associate Dean of the Faculty, Smith College, 1987–1990
Dean for the Junior and Senior Classes, Smith College, 1981–1984
Assistant Professor; Associate Professor; Professor of French Studies and Comparative Literature, Smith College, 1971–1999
Instructor, Fordham University, Lincoln Center campus, French, 1970–1971
Instructor, Sonoma State College, French, Summer 1966

Volunteer Activities

Fund Adviser, Quigley/Hiltner Fund, San Francisco Foundation, 2000–Present

Mills College Volunteer Activities

Trustee, Mills College Board of Trustees, 2015–Present
Member, Presidential Search Committee, 2015–2016
Member, Reunion Organizing Committee for the Class of 1965, 50th Reunion, 2014–2015
Class Agent, 1990–1995