For those of you that don’t know, Hamilton merged with women’s college Kirkland in 1978. So even though former Iowa First Lady Christie Vilsack is technically a Kirkland grad, we’d be happy to claim her as ‘Cac.
Vilsack– a democrat– announced her candidacy for Congress this week. Christie’s husband Tom, a Hamilton grad (Clinton is where the magic is made!) is the United States Secretary of Agriculture.
Proof that locating your college on a hill builds character: