“What's so special about this place? We value exceptionalism without valuing elitism.”

– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

News Stories

Diversity Day 2017

Northfield Mount Hermon will host its sixth annual Diversity Day conference on Thursday, Feb. 23. Instead of their regular classes, students and faculty take part in a community-wide gathering and three workshops on a variety of diversity and social-justice topics. The annual event, plus three weekend-long Diversity Summits during the academic year, are among the ways NMH tries to fulfill its...More

2017 Founders' Challenge a Success

During the second annual Founders’ Challenge, more than 2,000 alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends came together to celebrate founders and make gifts to the NMH Fund. We raised more than $420,000 (including our challenge gift) from these community members:          Special thanks to Dogfish Head Brewery founders Sam ’88 and Mariah Draper ’89 Calagione P’18 as well as the...More

College to Take Over Former Northfield Campus

 Feb. 7, 2017 — For more than a decade following Northfield Mount Hermon’s 2005 consolidation from two campuses to one, the former Northfield campus has lain vacant. That may change with today’s announcement by the National Christian Foundation (NCF) that it has donated the majority of the campus to Thomas Aquinas College, a California institution that plans to open an east-coast campus that...More

NBA Star, Addict, and Now, an Inspiration

 Feb. 6, 2017 — Chris Herren’s NBA dream turned into a drug nightmare. But he rebounded.Like so many young basketball players, Chris Herren dreamed of playing in the NBA. He became an All-American in high school, broke scoring records, was recruited by top colleges, and was featured in Sports Illustrated. He was drafted by the Denver Nuggets, then achieved his ultimate goal of playing for his...More

NMH CFO Richard Wood Accepts Position at The Hill School

 Feb. 5, 2017 — Richard T. Wood, who has served as chief financial officer and treasurer at Northfield Mount Hermon for the past 15 years, has accepted the position of chief financial and operating officer for The Hill School, an independent boarding school in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Wood will remain at NMH through the current school year, taking up his duties at The Hill School on Aug. 1, 2017...More