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, 2013-2014

Danielle S. Allen
Professor of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study
Princeton, New Jersey

Theodore W. Beneski ’78
CEO and Managing Partner, Insight Equity
Southlake, Texas

Rafael Campo, M.D. ’87
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs and Senior Scholar, Katherine Swan Ginsburg Humanism in Medicine Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Wei Sun Christianson ’85
Co-Chief Executive for Asia Pacific, Morgan Stanley
Beijing, China

Brian J. Conway ’80
Managing Director, T.A. Associates
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

Howard Gardner
Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Arthur W. Koenig ’66
London, England

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

Paula K. Rauch ’77
Director, Marjorie E. Korff PACT Program
Family Support and Outreach, Home Base Program
Child Psychiatry Consultation Service to Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Julie Segre ’87
Senior Investigator, Human Genome Project; Director, Skin Microbiome Consortium
Bethesda, Maryland

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

James C. Tsai ’85
Robert R. Young Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

Scott F. Turow ’70
Partner, SNR Denton, LLP
Chicago, Illinois

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80
Riverside, Connecticut 

Life Trustees

K. Frank Austen ’50
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 A. Lewis ’64
Evanston, Illinois

Charles R. Longsworth ’51
Royalston, Massachusetts

Robert J. McKean, Jr. ’50
Lantana, Florida

Mary Patterson McPherson
Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Peter A. Nadosy
New York, New York

Edward E. Phillips ’52
Weston, Massachusetts

H. Axel Schupf ’57
New York, New York

John I. Williams, Jr. ’75
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Philip S. Winterer ’53
New York, New York

Trustee Emeriti

John E. Abele ’59
Natick, Massachusetts

Margaret A. Bangser 81
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Alan S. Bernstein ’63
Coral Gables, Florida

Paul E. Bragdon 50
Portland, Oregon

Robert W. Carington 53
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Katherine K. Chia ’88
New York, New York

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
Lawrence, Kansas

Willie J. Epps, Jr. 92
Parkville, Missouri

John C. Esty, Jr. 50
Concord, Massachusetts

Nicholas M. Evans 52
Vero Beach, Florida

William E. Ford '83New York, NY

Steven M. Gluckstern ’72 
San Francisco, California

Frederick E. Hoxie ’69
Evanston, Illinois

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

George R. Johnson, Jr. 73
Greensboro, North Carolina

David A. Kessler '73
San Francisco, California

Woodward Kingman 49
Belvedere, California

David L. Kirp 65
San Francisco, California

Jonathan Landman ’74
New York, New York

Thai-Hi T. Lee 80
Lebanon, New Jersey

Richard S. LeFrak '67
New York, New York

Van Doorn Ooms 56
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
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Joan E. Spero
New York, New York

Richard R. Spies 67
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
Towson, Maryland

Diana Chapman Walsh
Brookline, Massachusetts

Gail T. Wickes
Dallas, Texas

Karen Hastie Williams
Washington, DC

David S. Wolff 62
Houston, Texas

Kimba M. Wood
New York, New York

Jide J. Zeitlin '85
New York, New York

 

Maples outside Johnson Chapel