Dr. Joanne Berger-Sweeney, president of Trinity College, will deliver the graduation address at Greenwich Academy’s 188th commencement on Thursday, May 21.
Prior to being inaugurated as Trinity’s 22nd president last October, Dr. Berger-Sweeney served as dean of Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences. Before joining Tufts, she was a professor of biological science and neuroscience, and associate dean at Wellesley College. Dr. Berger-Sweeney received her undergraduate degree in psychobiology from Wellesley College, an M.P.H. in environmental health sciences from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in neurotoxicology from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. She completed her postdoctoral training at the National Institute of Health in Paris, France.
“Dr. Berger-Sweeney’s distinguished career as a woman in science, academia, and now, as president of Trinity College afford her a unique perspective on the future of our girls,” said Head of School Molly King, “The Class of 2015 and the entire GA community are delighted to have her as our speaker at this culminating event.”