In Memoriam: Rose R. Olver

At Last, a Rose

Article by Emily Gold Boutilier

Photos by Rob Mattson

[Making history] Rose Olver came to Amherst in 1962 as the first woman to hold a tenure-track position on the faculty. More than 50 years later, she is the first woman to have her portrait hang in Johnson Chapel.

Rose Olver Prize

Formerly the SWAGS Prize