In 1942 Mary Louise Hancock graduated from the University of New Hampshire, with a degree in English.
From 1979 to 1987, Mary Louise served two terms as a member of the Board of Trustees of the University. During her eight year tenure, she sought equal opportunity for women on the campus in the areas of pay, recognition, and respect. She served as board secretary, chair of the Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs Committee and on the search committee that hired UNH Chancellor Claire Van Ummerson and Keene State College President Judith Sturnick.
She has long served UNH Alumni Association and has been her Class Secretary and still keeps class notes for her class.
20th 1987 UNH Board of Trustees Resolution conveying admiration and
appreciation for Mary Louise Hancock's faithful trust and outstanding contributions.