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Dean of the College


Dean of the College

College Hall 203
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: 413-585-4900

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday

Summer Office Hours: 8 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday

A group of students sitting on the lawn

The dean of the college oversees a variety of offices that work collaboratively to ensure that students are successful during their time here at Smith. Together, we help students productively navigate their college careers for a full, wide-ranging experience that allows them to take advantage of the many opportunities for academic, professional and personal growth.


Baishakhi Taylor
Dean of the College and Vice President for Campus Life

Christine Speek
Senior Manager for Co-Curricular Budgets and Financial Planning

Susan Zachary
Executive Assistant and Notary Public