Corporation & Trustees

Amherst College Corporation and Board of Trustees

The Corporation

Cullen Murphy ’74
Chairman of the Corporation


President of the College

Biddy Martin


Board of Trustees Current Members, 2015-2016

Ted W. Beneski ’78, P'08
CEO and Managing Partner, Insight Equity
Southlake, Texas

Rafael Campo, M.D. ’87
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts

Walter Donovan ’85
Chief Investment Officer and Senior Managing Director, Putnam Investments
Boston, Massachusetts

Patrick Fitzgerald ’82
Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, Flom LLP
Chicago, Illinois

Susannah R. Grant ’84
Screenwriter/Producer
Santa Monica, California

Douglas C. Grissom ’89
Managing Director, Madison Dearborn Partners LLC
Chicago, Illinois

Arthur W. Koenig ’66
London, England

Simon C. Krinsky ’96
Managing Director, Hall Capital Partners
New York, New York

Christopher S. Lehane ’90
Partner/Founder, Fabiani & Lehane
San Francisco, California  

John S. Middleton ’77
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Cullen Murphy ’74
Editor-at-Large, Vanity Fair
Medfield, Massachusetts

Andrew J. Nussbaum ’85
Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
New York, New York

Hope Eighmy Pascucci ’90
President, Rose Grove Management, LLC
Wellesley, Massachusetts

Joseph F. Quinn ’69
Professor of Economics, Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Paula K. Rauch ’77, P'00, P'08
Director, Marjorie E. Korff PACT Program
Director, Family Program Red Sox Foundation and MGH Home Base Program
Child Psychiatry Consultation Service to Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Christine Noyer Seaver ’81
New Canaan, Connecticut

Julie Segre ’87
Chief and Senior Investigator, Translational and Functional Genomics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

David A. Sutphen ’91
Partner/Office Head, Brunswick Group LLC
Washington, D.C.

Shirley M. Tilghman
Professor and President Emerita, Lewis-Sigler Institute, Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80
Riverside, Connecticut 

Life Trustees

K. Frank Austen ’50, P'83
Boston, Massachusetts

George B. Beitzel ’50
Ridgefield, Connecticut

Martha L. Byorum
New York, New York

Rosanne Haggerty ’82
New York, New York

Amos B. Hostetter, Jr. ’58
Boston, Massachusetts

Charles Ashby Lewis ’64, P'93
Evanston, Illinois

Charles R. Longsworth ’51, P'85
Royalston, Massachusetts

Mary Patterson McPherson
Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Peter A. Nadosy P'01
New York, New York

Edward E. Phillips ’52, P'88
Weston, Massachusetts

H. Axel Schupf ’57, P'81, P'87
New York, New York

John I. Williams, Jr. ’75
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Philip S. Winterer ’53
New York, New York

Trustee Emeriti

John E. Abele ’59
Natick, Massachusetts

Danielle S. Allen
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Margaret A. Bangser 81
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Alan S. Bernstein ’63, P'94
Coral Gables, Florida

Paul E. Bragdon 50, P'84
Portland, Oregon

Robert W. Carington 53
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Katherine K. Chia ’88
New York, New York

Brian J. Conway ’80, P'18
Boston, Massachusetts

Wei Sun Christianson ’85, P’15, ’17
Beijing, China

William A. Davis, Jr. 63
Washington, DC

Michele Y. Deitch 82
Austin, Texas

Colin S. Diver ’65
Boston, Massachusetts

Anne Melissa Dowling ’80
West Hartford, Connecticut

Charles C. Eldredge 66, P'90
Lawrence, Kansas

Willie J. Epps, Jr. 92
Parkville, Missouri

John C. Esty, Jr. 50
Concord, Massachusetts

Nicholas M. Evans 52, P'80, P'85
Vero Beach, Florida

William E. Ford '83, P'13
New York, New York

Howard Gardner
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Steven M. Gluckstern ’72, P'08 
San Francisco, California

Frederick E. Hoxie ’69, P'05
Evanston, Illinois

Richard F. (Dick) Hubert '60, P'89
Rye Brook, New York

George R. Johnson, Jr. 73, P'03
Greensboro, North Carolina

David A. Kessler '73, P'04, P'07
San Francisco, California

Woodward Kingman 49
Belvedere, California

David L. Kirp 65
San Francisco, California

Jonathan Landman ’74, P'07
New York, New York

Thai-Hi T. Lee 80
Lebanon, New Jersey

Richard S. LeFrak '67
New York, New York

Van Doorn Ooms 56, P'87
Bethesda, Maryland

Stephen B. Oresman 54
Darien, Connecticut

George E. Peterson 63
Washington, DC

Mark J. Sandler 64
New York, New York

W. Lloyd Snyder III 66, P'92, P'99
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Joan E. Spero P'94
New York, New York

Richard R. Spies 67, P'98
Providence, Rhode Island

Joseph E. Stiglitz '64
New York, New York

Bradley A. Stirn 72
Woodside, California

Blair H. Taylor '85
Seattle, Washington

Louis B. Thalheimer 66, P'94
Towson, Maryland

James C. Tsai '85
New York, New York

Scott F. Turow ’70, P'09
Chicago, Illinois

Diana Chapman Walsh
Brookline, Massachusetts

Gail T. Wickes
Dallas, Texas

Karen Hastie Williams P'01
Washington, DC

David S. Wolff ’62, P'99
Houston, Texas

Kimba M. Wood
New York, New York

Jide J. Zeitlin '85
New York, New York