Views on Carolyn A. “Biddy” Martin

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In this video, the following Presidential Search Committee and faculty members, trustees, alumni and higher education leaders offer perspective on Carolyn A. “Biddy” Martin’s personality and leadership qualities and on the search process.

Suzanne P. Coffey P’04, director of athletics and Presidential Search Committee member

William E. Ford ’83, Amherst College trustee, Presidential Search Committee member and CEO of General Atlantic

Robert S. Harrison, CEO of the Clinton Global Initiative and chairman-elect of the Cornell University board of trustees

Charles Longsworth ’51, chairman emeritus of the Amherst College board of trustees, former president of Hampshire College and of counsel to the Presidential Search Committee

Cullen Murphy ’74, Amherst College trustee, Presidential Search Committee member and editor-at-large at Vanity Fair

Andrew J. Nussbaum ’85, Amherst College trustee; partner in the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; and of counsel to the presidential search committee

Don Randel, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, former president of the University of Chicago and former provost of Cornell University

John Servos, Anson D. Morse Professor of History and Presidential Search Committee member

Martha Umphrey, professor of law, jurisprudence and social thought and Presidential Search Committee member

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80, Amherst College trustee and Presidential Search Committee member

 
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Carolyn A. “Biddy” Martin

Amherst College’s 19th President

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