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MCLA Foundation Mission Statement

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Foundation, Inc. is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to the growth, development and support of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and its faculty, staff and students, with special emphasis on academic quality and the assurance of access to higher education through the receipt, management, and disbursement of funds and other charitable contributions secured through private sources and grant funding. 

MCLA Foundation Board of Directors


Mike Barbieri '95, Chair

Julie Arnold '94, Vice Chair

Billie Jo Sawyer, Treasurer

Amy Smith '96, Clerk


Michael Avis '91

Tara Barboza, MBA '12

Rebecca Gold Cellana, M.Ed. '02

Timothy Cherubini

Jean Clarke-Mitchell '00

Jason Dohaney '04

Anthony Dolan '84

Darius Griffin, MBA '17

Frances Jones-Sneed

Mary Nash

Michael Obasohan '11, Alumni Rep

Denise Richardello '77, M.Ed. '81, Hon. D.P.S. '18

Laurie Swint '92

Kathy Therrien '97, Trustee Rep

Andrew Zaback '80

MCLA Foundation Policies

Gift Policy

Investment Policy

Please contact Marcus Morandi '90, Senior Director of Development and Advancement Operations at 413.662.5221 with any questions.

Proactive Courtesy Notice, August 3, 2020