About Rosalyn Will

At the age of 67, Rosalyn Will decided to go back to school. In 2006, she earned her degree from CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies having done her studies at Hunter College, at 72 the oldest in her graduating class. Her major was Women’s Studies, which did not exist when she was of college age. Two years later, she received Hunter’s MFA in Creative Non-Fiction.

Rosalyn has written poetry all her life, and co-authored two books on socially conscious purchasing and investing for the Council on Economic Priorities. In Chrysalis: A Memoir she tells her own personal story. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she has lived in New York since 1955. Rosalyn and her husband have four children.


Rosalyn receiving CUNY
Baccalaureate Degree in 2006


Rosalyn at 19 in 1953