Christopher S. Lehane ’90 Elected to Amherst College’s Board of Trustees

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna

June 25, 2008
Caroline J. Hanna
Director of Media Relations
413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass. — The alumni of Amherst College have elected Christopher S. Lehane, member of the Class of 1990, to a six-year term on the college’s Board of Trustees, effective July 1.

Amherst College to Join the Boston Library Consortium

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna

June 24, 2008
Caroline J. Hanna
Director of Media Relations
413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass. — The board of directors for the Boston Library Consortium (BLC), the preeminent association of 19 academic and research libraries located in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, has unanimously voted to accept Amherst College as its newest member.

Amherst College Professor Eric Sawyer’s Opera on Lincoln Assassination Premieres June 20 and 22

Submitted by Patricia M. Allen

June 3, 2008
Contact: Caroline Jenkins Hanna
Director of Media Relations

413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass.—Our American Cousin, an opera about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln with music composed by Amherst College music professor Eric Sawyer, will premiere Friday, June 20, and Sunday, June 22, at the Academy of Music in Northampton, Mass. The opus tells the story of Lincoln’s killing from the point of view of audience members watching and actors staging the now-infamous comedy (a Broadway play also titled Our American Cousin) in progress at Ford’s Theater when the assassination occurred.

 

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