Gale H. Arnold is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis (Sociology), and has an M.A. in English Literature from George Washington University. She transferred from the University of Arkansas to William & Mary and attended one semester during her senior year. Arnold is a former corporate secretary and Washington correspondent for the Palmer Media Group. Ms. Arnold also served as the program chairman of Senator Fulbright’s primary campaign. She is a trustee of The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home and previously served on the W&M Libraries Board of Directors. Originally from Texarkana, AR, she moved to Washington, DC, in the mid-1970s and currently divides her time between Georgetown and Nantucket. Gale established the Gale H. Arnold Special Collections Endowment for British Literature at Swem Library in 2010. Her grandson Saxon Hart is currently a junior at William & Mary.