Ruth Elvedt 'Honorary Alumna – Administrator

(Presented by Mollie Hibbard '55)

Elvedt, who was known by classmates and colleagues as ‘Elvie,’ was a member of the Mount Holyoke Athletics Department for 38 years. In addition to serving as the Assistant Chairwoman of the department, she was a teacher and a coach with expertise in canoeing, skiing and also golf. The class sponsor for the Class of 1955, she also served as a consultant to the American Red Cross, the Massachusetts State Department of Education and several Olympic development committees. For her work, Elvedt was honored by the Orchards Women’s Golf Association for her service to the sport, as well as by the Red Cross for her work in aquatic rehabilitation. CLICK TO VIEW THE OFFICAL RELEASE.