Amherst College 2015-16 Catalog

  • Introduction
  • About Amherst College
  • Admission & Financial Aid
  • Regulations & Requirements
  • Amherst College Courses
  • Five College Programs & Certificates
  • Honors & Fellowships

Introduction

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The Corporation

Chairman of the Corporation

Cullen Murphy '74, A.B. Medfield, Massachusetts

President of the College

Carolyn A. "Biddy" Martin, Ph.D., Amherst, Massachusetts

Trustees

Theodore W. Beneski ’78, M.B.A., Colleyville, Texas

Rafael Campo ’87, M.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Walter C. Donovan ’85, A.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Patrick Fitzgerald ’82, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Susannah R. Grant ’84, M.F.A., Santa Monica, California

Douglas C. Grissom ’89, M.B.A., Chicago, Illinois

Arthur W. Koenig ’66, M.I.A., London, England

Simon C. Krinsky ’96, A.B., New York, New York

Christopher S. Lehane ’90, J.D., San Francisco, California

John S. Middleton ’77, M.B.A., Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Andrew J. Nussbaum ’85, J.D., New York, New York

Hope E. Pascucci ’90, A.B., Needham, Massachusetts

Joseph F. Quinn ’69, Ph.D., Newton, Massachusetts

Paula K. Rauch ’77, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Christine Noyer Seaver ’81, M.B.A., New Canaan, Connecticut

Julie A. Segre ’87, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

David A. Sutphen ’91, J.D., Washington, DC

Shirley Tilgham, Ph.D., Princeton, New Jersey

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80, M.B.A., Riverside, Connecticut

Chair Emeriti

George B. Beitzel ’50, M.B.A., Ridgefield, Connecticut

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

Charles R. Longsworth ’51, M.B.A., Royalston, Massachusetts

Jide J. Zeitlin '85, M.B.A., New York, New York

Life Trustees

K. Frank Austen ’50, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Martha L. Byorum, M.B.A., New York, New York

Rosanne M. Haggerty ’82, A.B., New York, New York

Charles A. Lewis ’64, M.B.A., Evanston, Illinois

Mary Patterson McPherson, Ph.D., Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Peter A. Nadosy, M.B.A., New York, New York

Edward E. Phillips ’52, LL.B., Weston, Massachusetts

H. Axel Schupf ’57, M.B.A., New York, New York

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

Philip S. Winterer ’53, LL.B., New York, New York

Trustees Emeriti

John E. Abele ’59, A.B., Natick, Massachusetts

Danielle S. Allen, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Margaret A. Bangser ’81, M.P.P.M., Tanzania

Alan S. Bernstein ’63, M.B.A., Coral Gables, Florida

Paul E. Bragdon ’50, LL.B., Portland, Oregon

Robert W. Carington ’53, M.Arch., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Katherine K. Chia ’88, M.Arch., New York, New York

Wei Sun Christianson ’85, J.D., Beijing, China

Brian J. Conway ’80, M.B.A., Boston, Massachusetts

William A. Davis, Jr. ’63, J.D., Washington, D.C.

Michele Y. Deitch ’82, J.D., Austin, Texas

Colin S. Diver ’65, LL.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Anne Melissa Dowling ’80, M.B.A., West Hartford, Connecticut

Charles C. Eldredge ’66, Ph.D., Lawrence, Kansas

Willie J. Epps, Jr. ’92, J.D., Clayton, Missouri

John C. Esty, Jr. ’50, M.A., Concord, Massachusetts

Nicholas M. Evans ’52, M.B.A., Vero Beach, Florida

William E. Ford ’83, M.B.A., New York, New York

Howard E. Gardner, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Steven M. Gluckstern ’72, Ed.D., San Francisco, California

Frederick E. Hoxie ’69, Ph.D., Evanston, Illinois

Richard F. Hubert ’60, A.B., Rye Brook, New York

George R. Johnson, Jr. ’73, J.D., Greensboro, North Carolina

David A. Kessler ’73, M.D., San Francisco, California

Woodward Kingman ’49, M.B.A., Belvedere, California

David L. Kirp ’65, LL.B., San Francisco, California

Jonathan I. Landman ’74, M.S., New York, New York

Thai-Hi T. Lee ’80, M.B.A., Lebanon, New Jersey

Richard S. LeFrak ’67, J.D., New York, New York

Van Doorn Ooms ’56, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

Stephen B. Oresman ’54, M.B.A., Darien, Connecticut

George E. Peterson ’63, Ph.D., Washington, D.C.

Mark J. Sandler ’64, LL.B., New York, New York

W. Lloyd Snyder III ’66, M.B.A., Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Joan E. Spero, Ph.D., New York, New York

Richard R. Spies ’67, Ph.D., Providence, Rhode Island

Joseph E. Stiglitz ’64, Ph.D., New York, New York

Bradley A. Stirn ’72, M.B.A., Woodside, California

Blair H. Taylor ’85, Seattle, Washington

Louis B. Thalheimer ’66, J.D., Towson, Maryland

James C. Tsai ’85, M.D., Scarsdale, New York

Scott F. Turow ’70, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Diana Chapman Walsh, Ph.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Gail T. Wickes, Ph.D., Dallas, Texas

Karen Hastie Williams, J.D., Washington, D.C.

David S. Wolff ’62, M.B.A., Houston, Texas

Kimba M. Wood, J.D., New York, New York

Secretary of the Corporation

Susan Pikor, A.B., Amherst, Massachusetts

Corporate Name

The Trustees of Amherst College

 

 

 

About Amherst College

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The Corporation

Chairman of the Corporation

Cullen Murphy '74, A.B. Medfield, Massachusetts

President of the College

Carolyn A. "Biddy" Martin, Ph.D., Amherst, Massachusetts

Trustees

Theodore W. Beneski ’78, M.B.A., Colleyville, Texas

Rafael Campo ’87, M.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Walter C. Donovan ’85, A.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Patrick Fitzgerald ’82, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Susannah R. Grant ’84, M.F.A., Santa Monica, California

Douglas C. Grissom ’89, M.B.A., Chicago, Illinois

Arthur W. Koenig ’66, M.I.A., London, England

Simon C. Krinsky ’96, A.B., New York, New York

Christopher S. Lehane ’90, J.D., San Francisco, California

John S. Middleton ’77, M.B.A., Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Andrew J. Nussbaum ’85, J.D., New York, New York

Hope E. Pascucci ’90, A.B., Needham, Massachusetts

Joseph F. Quinn ’69, Ph.D., Newton, Massachusetts

Paula K. Rauch ’77, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Christine Noyer Seaver ’81, M.B.A., New Canaan, Connecticut

Julie A. Segre ’87, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

David A. Sutphen ’91, J.D., Washington, DC

Shirley Tilgham, Ph.D., Princeton, New Jersey

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80, M.B.A., Riverside, Connecticut

Chair Emeriti

George B. Beitzel ’50, M.B.A., Ridgefield, Connecticut

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

Charles R. Longsworth ’51, M.B.A., Royalston, Massachusetts

Jide J. Zeitlin '85, M.B.A., New York, New York

Life Trustees

K. Frank Austen ’50, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Martha L. Byorum, M.B.A., New York, New York

Rosanne M. Haggerty ’82, A.B., New York, New York

Charles A. Lewis ’64, M.B.A., Evanston, Illinois

Mary Patterson McPherson, Ph.D., Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Peter A. Nadosy, M.B.A., New York, New York

Edward E. Phillips ’52, LL.B., Weston, Massachusetts

H. Axel Schupf ’57, M.B.A., New York, New York

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

Philip S. Winterer ’53, LL.B., New York, New York

Trustees Emeriti

John E. Abele ’59, A.B., Natick, Massachusetts

Danielle S. Allen, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Margaret A. Bangser ’81, M.P.P.M., Tanzania

Alan S. Bernstein ’63, M.B.A., Coral Gables, Florida

Paul E. Bragdon ’50, LL.B., Portland, Oregon

Robert W. Carington ’53, M.Arch., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Katherine K. Chia ’88, M.Arch., New York, New York

Wei Sun Christianson ’85, J.D., Beijing, China

Brian J. Conway ’80, M.B.A., Boston, Massachusetts

William A. Davis, Jr. ’63, J.D., Washington, D.C.

Michele Y. Deitch ’82, J.D., Austin, Texas

Colin S. Diver ’65, LL.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Anne Melissa Dowling ’80, M.B.A., West Hartford, Connecticut

Charles C. Eldredge ’66, Ph.D., Lawrence, Kansas

Willie J. Epps, Jr. ’92, J.D., Clayton, Missouri

John C. Esty, Jr. ’50, M.A., Concord, Massachusetts

Nicholas M. Evans ’52, M.B.A., Vero Beach, Florida

William E. Ford ’83, M.B.A., New York, New York

Howard E. Gardner, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Steven M. Gluckstern ’72, Ed.D., San Francisco, California

Frederick E. Hoxie ’69, Ph.D., Evanston, Illinois

Richard F. Hubert ’60, A.B., Rye Brook, New York

George R. Johnson, Jr. ’73, J.D., Greensboro, North Carolina

David A. Kessler ’73, M.D., San Francisco, California

Woodward Kingman ’49, M.B.A., Belvedere, California

David L. Kirp ’65, LL.B., San Francisco, California

Jonathan I. Landman ’74, M.S., New York, New York

Thai-Hi T. Lee ’80, M.B.A., Lebanon, New Jersey

Richard S. LeFrak ’67, J.D., New York, New York

Van Doorn Ooms ’56, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

Stephen B. Oresman ’54, M.B.A., Darien, Connecticut

George E. Peterson ’63, Ph.D., Washington, D.C.

Mark J. Sandler ’64, LL.B., New York, New York

W. Lloyd Snyder III ’66, M.B.A., Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Joan E. Spero, Ph.D., New York, New York

Richard R. Spies ’67, Ph.D., Providence, Rhode Island

Joseph E. Stiglitz ’64, Ph.D., New York, New York

Bradley A. Stirn ’72, M.B.A., Woodside, California

Blair H. Taylor ’85, Seattle, Washington

Louis B. Thalheimer ’66, J.D., Towson, Maryland

James C. Tsai ’85, M.D., Scarsdale, New York

Scott F. Turow ’70, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Diana Chapman Walsh, Ph.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Gail T. Wickes, Ph.D., Dallas, Texas

Karen Hastie Williams, J.D., Washington, D.C.

David S. Wolff ’62, M.B.A., Houston, Texas

Kimba M. Wood, J.D., New York, New York

Secretary of the Corporation

Susan Pikor, A.B., Amherst, Massachusetts

Corporate Name

The Trustees of Amherst College

 

 

 

Admission & Financial Aid

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The Corporation

Chairman of the Corporation

Cullen Murphy '74, A.B. Medfield, Massachusetts

President of the College

Carolyn A. "Biddy" Martin, Ph.D., Amherst, Massachusetts

Trustees

Theodore W. Beneski ’78, M.B.A., Colleyville, Texas

Rafael Campo ’87, M.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Walter C. Donovan ’85, A.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Patrick Fitzgerald ’82, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Susannah R. Grant ’84, M.F.A., Santa Monica, California

Douglas C. Grissom ’89, M.B.A., Chicago, Illinois

Arthur W. Koenig ’66, M.I.A., London, England

Simon C. Krinsky ’96, A.B., New York, New York

Christopher S. Lehane ’90, J.D., San Francisco, California

John S. Middleton ’77, M.B.A., Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Andrew J. Nussbaum ’85, J.D., New York, New York

Hope E. Pascucci ’90, A.B., Needham, Massachusetts

Joseph F. Quinn ’69, Ph.D., Newton, Massachusetts

Paula K. Rauch ’77, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Christine Noyer Seaver ’81, M.B.A., New Canaan, Connecticut

Julie A. Segre ’87, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

David A. Sutphen ’91, J.D., Washington, DC

Shirley Tilgham, Ph.D., Princeton, New Jersey

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80, M.B.A., Riverside, Connecticut

Chair Emeriti

George B. Beitzel ’50, M.B.A., Ridgefield, Connecticut

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

Charles R. Longsworth ’51, M.B.A., Royalston, Massachusetts

Jide J. Zeitlin '85, M.B.A., New York, New York

Life Trustees

K. Frank Austen ’50, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Martha L. Byorum, M.B.A., New York, New York

Rosanne M. Haggerty ’82, A.B., New York, New York

Charles A. Lewis ’64, M.B.A., Evanston, Illinois

Mary Patterson McPherson, Ph.D., Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Peter A. Nadosy, M.B.A., New York, New York

Edward E. Phillips ’52, LL.B., Weston, Massachusetts

H. Axel Schupf ’57, M.B.A., New York, New York

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

Philip S. Winterer ’53, LL.B., New York, New York

Trustees Emeriti

John E. Abele ’59, A.B., Natick, Massachusetts

Danielle S. Allen, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Margaret A. Bangser ’81, M.P.P.M., Tanzania

Alan S. Bernstein ’63, M.B.A., Coral Gables, Florida

Paul E. Bragdon ’50, LL.B., Portland, Oregon

Robert W. Carington ’53, M.Arch., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Katherine K. Chia ’88, M.Arch., New York, New York

Wei Sun Christianson ’85, J.D., Beijing, China

Brian J. Conway ’80, M.B.A., Boston, Massachusetts

William A. Davis, Jr. ’63, J.D., Washington, D.C.

Michele Y. Deitch ’82, J.D., Austin, Texas

Colin S. Diver ’65, LL.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Anne Melissa Dowling ’80, M.B.A., West Hartford, Connecticut

Charles C. Eldredge ’66, Ph.D., Lawrence, Kansas

Willie J. Epps, Jr. ’92, J.D., Clayton, Missouri

John C. Esty, Jr. ’50, M.A., Concord, Massachusetts

Nicholas M. Evans ’52, M.B.A., Vero Beach, Florida

William E. Ford ’83, M.B.A., New York, New York

Howard E. Gardner, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Steven M. Gluckstern ’72, Ed.D., San Francisco, California

Frederick E. Hoxie ’69, Ph.D., Evanston, Illinois

Richard F. Hubert ’60, A.B., Rye Brook, New York

George R. Johnson, Jr. ’73, J.D., Greensboro, North Carolina

David A. Kessler ’73, M.D., San Francisco, California

Woodward Kingman ’49, M.B.A., Belvedere, California

David L. Kirp ’65, LL.B., San Francisco, California

Jonathan I. Landman ’74, M.S., New York, New York

Thai-Hi T. Lee ’80, M.B.A., Lebanon, New Jersey

Richard S. LeFrak ’67, J.D., New York, New York

Van Doorn Ooms ’56, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

Stephen B. Oresman ’54, M.B.A., Darien, Connecticut

George E. Peterson ’63, Ph.D., Washington, D.C.

Mark J. Sandler ’64, LL.B., New York, New York

W. Lloyd Snyder III ’66, M.B.A., Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Joan E. Spero, Ph.D., New York, New York

Richard R. Spies ’67, Ph.D., Providence, Rhode Island

Joseph E. Stiglitz ’64, Ph.D., New York, New York

Bradley A. Stirn ’72, M.B.A., Woodside, California

Blair H. Taylor ’85, Seattle, Washington

Louis B. Thalheimer ’66, J.D., Towson, Maryland

James C. Tsai ’85, M.D., Scarsdale, New York

Scott F. Turow ’70, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Diana Chapman Walsh, Ph.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Gail T. Wickes, Ph.D., Dallas, Texas

Karen Hastie Williams, J.D., Washington, D.C.

David S. Wolff ’62, M.B.A., Houston, Texas

Kimba M. Wood, J.D., New York, New York

Secretary of the Corporation

Susan Pikor, A.B., Amherst, Massachusetts

Corporate Name

The Trustees of Amherst College

 

 

 

Regulations & Requirements

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The Corporation

Chairman of the Corporation

Cullen Murphy '74, A.B. Medfield, Massachusetts

President of the College

Carolyn A. "Biddy" Martin, Ph.D., Amherst, Massachusetts

Trustees

Theodore W. Beneski ’78, M.B.A., Colleyville, Texas

Rafael Campo ’87, M.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Walter C. Donovan ’85, A.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Patrick Fitzgerald ’82, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Susannah R. Grant ’84, M.F.A., Santa Monica, California

Douglas C. Grissom ’89, M.B.A., Chicago, Illinois

Arthur W. Koenig ’66, M.I.A., London, England

Simon C. Krinsky ’96, A.B., New York, New York

Christopher S. Lehane ’90, J.D., San Francisco, California

John S. Middleton ’77, M.B.A., Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Andrew J. Nussbaum ’85, J.D., New York, New York

Hope E. Pascucci ’90, A.B., Needham, Massachusetts

Joseph F. Quinn ’69, Ph.D., Newton, Massachusetts

Paula K. Rauch ’77, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Christine Noyer Seaver ’81, M.B.A., New Canaan, Connecticut

Julie A. Segre ’87, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

David A. Sutphen ’91, J.D., Washington, DC

Shirley Tilgham, Ph.D., Princeton, New Jersey

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80, M.B.A., Riverside, Connecticut

Chair Emeriti

George B. Beitzel ’50, M.B.A., Ridgefield, Connecticut

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

Charles R. Longsworth ’51, M.B.A., Royalston, Massachusetts

Jide J. Zeitlin '85, M.B.A., New York, New York

Life Trustees

K. Frank Austen ’50, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Martha L. Byorum, M.B.A., New York, New York

Rosanne M. Haggerty ’82, A.B., New York, New York

Charles A. Lewis ’64, M.B.A., Evanston, Illinois

Mary Patterson McPherson, Ph.D., Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Peter A. Nadosy, M.B.A., New York, New York

Edward E. Phillips ’52, LL.B., Weston, Massachusetts

H. Axel Schupf ’57, M.B.A., New York, New York

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

Philip S. Winterer ’53, LL.B., New York, New York

Trustees Emeriti

John E. Abele ’59, A.B., Natick, Massachusetts

Danielle S. Allen, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Margaret A. Bangser ’81, M.P.P.M., Tanzania

Alan S. Bernstein ’63, M.B.A., Coral Gables, Florida

Paul E. Bragdon ’50, LL.B., Portland, Oregon

Robert W. Carington ’53, M.Arch., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Katherine K. Chia ’88, M.Arch., New York, New York

Wei Sun Christianson ’85, J.D., Beijing, China

Brian J. Conway ’80, M.B.A., Boston, Massachusetts

William A. Davis, Jr. ’63, J.D., Washington, D.C.

Michele Y. Deitch ’82, J.D., Austin, Texas

Colin S. Diver ’65, LL.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Anne Melissa Dowling ’80, M.B.A., West Hartford, Connecticut

Charles C. Eldredge ’66, Ph.D., Lawrence, Kansas

Willie J. Epps, Jr. ’92, J.D., Clayton, Missouri

John C. Esty, Jr. ’50, M.A., Concord, Massachusetts

Nicholas M. Evans ’52, M.B.A., Vero Beach, Florida

William E. Ford ’83, M.B.A., New York, New York

Howard E. Gardner, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Steven M. Gluckstern ’72, Ed.D., San Francisco, California

Frederick E. Hoxie ’69, Ph.D., Evanston, Illinois

Richard F. Hubert ’60, A.B., Rye Brook, New York

George R. Johnson, Jr. ’73, J.D., Greensboro, North Carolina

David A. Kessler ’73, M.D., San Francisco, California

Woodward Kingman ’49, M.B.A., Belvedere, California

David L. Kirp ’65, LL.B., San Francisco, California

Jonathan I. Landman ’74, M.S., New York, New York

Thai-Hi T. Lee ’80, M.B.A., Lebanon, New Jersey

Richard S. LeFrak ’67, J.D., New York, New York

Van Doorn Ooms ’56, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

Stephen B. Oresman ’54, M.B.A., Darien, Connecticut

George E. Peterson ’63, Ph.D., Washington, D.C.

Mark J. Sandler ’64, LL.B., New York, New York

W. Lloyd Snyder III ’66, M.B.A., Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Joan E. Spero, Ph.D., New York, New York

Richard R. Spies ’67, Ph.D., Providence, Rhode Island

Joseph E. Stiglitz ’64, Ph.D., New York, New York

Bradley A. Stirn ’72, M.B.A., Woodside, California

Blair H. Taylor ’85, Seattle, Washington

Louis B. Thalheimer ’66, J.D., Towson, Maryland

James C. Tsai ’85, M.D., Scarsdale, New York

Scott F. Turow ’70, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Diana Chapman Walsh, Ph.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Gail T. Wickes, Ph.D., Dallas, Texas

Karen Hastie Williams, J.D., Washington, D.C.

David S. Wolff ’62, M.B.A., Houston, Texas

Kimba M. Wood, J.D., New York, New York

Secretary of the Corporation

Susan Pikor, A.B., Amherst, Massachusetts

Corporate Name

The Trustees of Amherst College

 

 

 

Amherst College Courses

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The Corporation

Chairman of the Corporation

Cullen Murphy '74, A.B. Medfield, Massachusetts

President of the College

Carolyn A. "Biddy" Martin, Ph.D., Amherst, Massachusetts

Trustees

Theodore W. Beneski ’78, M.B.A., Colleyville, Texas

Rafael Campo ’87, M.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Walter C. Donovan ’85, A.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Patrick Fitzgerald ’82, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Susannah R. Grant ’84, M.F.A., Santa Monica, California

Douglas C. Grissom ’89, M.B.A., Chicago, Illinois

Arthur W. Koenig ’66, M.I.A., London, England

Simon C. Krinsky ’96, A.B., New York, New York

Christopher S. Lehane ’90, J.D., San Francisco, California

John S. Middleton ’77, M.B.A., Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Andrew J. Nussbaum ’85, J.D., New York, New York

Hope E. Pascucci ’90, A.B., Needham, Massachusetts

Joseph F. Quinn ’69, Ph.D., Newton, Massachusetts

Paula K. Rauch ’77, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Christine Noyer Seaver ’81, M.B.A., New Canaan, Connecticut

Julie A. Segre ’87, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

David A. Sutphen ’91, J.D., Washington, DC

Shirley Tilgham, Ph.D., Princeton, New Jersey

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80, M.B.A., Riverside, Connecticut

Chair Emeriti

George B. Beitzel ’50, M.B.A., Ridgefield, Connecticut

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

Charles R. Longsworth ’51, M.B.A., Royalston, Massachusetts

Jide J. Zeitlin '85, M.B.A., New York, New York

Life Trustees

K. Frank Austen ’50, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Martha L. Byorum, M.B.A., New York, New York

Rosanne M. Haggerty ’82, A.B., New York, New York

Charles A. Lewis ’64, M.B.A., Evanston, Illinois

Mary Patterson McPherson, Ph.D., Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Peter A. Nadosy, M.B.A., New York, New York

Edward E. Phillips ’52, LL.B., Weston, Massachusetts

H. Axel Schupf ’57, M.B.A., New York, New York

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

Philip S. Winterer ’53, LL.B., New York, New York

Trustees Emeriti

John E. Abele ’59, A.B., Natick, Massachusetts

Danielle S. Allen, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Margaret A. Bangser ’81, M.P.P.M., Tanzania

Alan S. Bernstein ’63, M.B.A., Coral Gables, Florida

Paul E. Bragdon ’50, LL.B., Portland, Oregon

Robert W. Carington ’53, M.Arch., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Katherine K. Chia ’88, M.Arch., New York, New York

Wei Sun Christianson ’85, J.D., Beijing, China

Brian J. Conway ’80, M.B.A., Boston, Massachusetts

William A. Davis, Jr. ’63, J.D., Washington, D.C.

Michele Y. Deitch ’82, J.D., Austin, Texas

Colin S. Diver ’65, LL.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Anne Melissa Dowling ’80, M.B.A., West Hartford, Connecticut

Charles C. Eldredge ’66, Ph.D., Lawrence, Kansas

Willie J. Epps, Jr. ’92, J.D., Clayton, Missouri

John C. Esty, Jr. ’50, M.A., Concord, Massachusetts

Nicholas M. Evans ’52, M.B.A., Vero Beach, Florida

William E. Ford ’83, M.B.A., New York, New York

Howard E. Gardner, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Steven M. Gluckstern ’72, Ed.D., San Francisco, California

Frederick E. Hoxie ’69, Ph.D., Evanston, Illinois

Richard F. Hubert ’60, A.B., Rye Brook, New York

George R. Johnson, Jr. ’73, J.D., Greensboro, North Carolina

David A. Kessler ’73, M.D., San Francisco, California

Woodward Kingman ’49, M.B.A., Belvedere, California

David L. Kirp ’65, LL.B., San Francisco, California

Jonathan I. Landman ’74, M.S., New York, New York

Thai-Hi T. Lee ’80, M.B.A., Lebanon, New Jersey

Richard S. LeFrak ’67, J.D., New York, New York

Van Doorn Ooms ’56, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

Stephen B. Oresman ’54, M.B.A., Darien, Connecticut

George E. Peterson ’63, Ph.D., Washington, D.C.

Mark J. Sandler ’64, LL.B., New York, New York

W. Lloyd Snyder III ’66, M.B.A., Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Joan E. Spero, Ph.D., New York, New York

Richard R. Spies ’67, Ph.D., Providence, Rhode Island

Joseph E. Stiglitz ’64, Ph.D., New York, New York

Bradley A. Stirn ’72, M.B.A., Woodside, California

Blair H. Taylor ’85, Seattle, Washington

Louis B. Thalheimer ’66, J.D., Towson, Maryland

James C. Tsai ’85, M.D., Scarsdale, New York

Scott F. Turow ’70, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Diana Chapman Walsh, Ph.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Gail T. Wickes, Ph.D., Dallas, Texas

Karen Hastie Williams, J.D., Washington, D.C.

David S. Wolff ’62, M.B.A., Houston, Texas

Kimba M. Wood, J.D., New York, New York

Secretary of the Corporation

Susan Pikor, A.B., Amherst, Massachusetts

Corporate Name

The Trustees of Amherst College

 

 

 

Five College Programs & Certificates

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The Corporation

Chairman of the Corporation

Cullen Murphy '74, A.B. Medfield, Massachusetts

President of the College

Carolyn A. "Biddy" Martin, Ph.D., Amherst, Massachusetts

Trustees

Theodore W. Beneski ’78, M.B.A., Colleyville, Texas

Rafael Campo ’87, M.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Walter C. Donovan ’85, A.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Patrick Fitzgerald ’82, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Susannah R. Grant ’84, M.F.A., Santa Monica, California

Douglas C. Grissom ’89, M.B.A., Chicago, Illinois

Arthur W. Koenig ’66, M.I.A., London, England

Simon C. Krinsky ’96, A.B., New York, New York

Christopher S. Lehane ’90, J.D., San Francisco, California

John S. Middleton ’77, M.B.A., Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Andrew J. Nussbaum ’85, J.D., New York, New York

Hope E. Pascucci ’90, A.B., Needham, Massachusetts

Joseph F. Quinn ’69, Ph.D., Newton, Massachusetts

Paula K. Rauch ’77, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Christine Noyer Seaver ’81, M.B.A., New Canaan, Connecticut

Julie A. Segre ’87, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

David A. Sutphen ’91, J.D., Washington, DC

Shirley Tilgham, Ph.D., Princeton, New Jersey

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80, M.B.A., Riverside, Connecticut

Chair Emeriti

George B. Beitzel ’50, M.B.A., Ridgefield, Connecticut

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

Charles R. Longsworth ’51, M.B.A., Royalston, Massachusetts

Jide J. Zeitlin '85, M.B.A., New York, New York

Life Trustees

K. Frank Austen ’50, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Martha L. Byorum, M.B.A., New York, New York

Rosanne M. Haggerty ’82, A.B., New York, New York

Charles A. Lewis ’64, M.B.A., Evanston, Illinois

Mary Patterson McPherson, Ph.D., Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Peter A. Nadosy, M.B.A., New York, New York

Edward E. Phillips ’52, LL.B., Weston, Massachusetts

H. Axel Schupf ’57, M.B.A., New York, New York

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

Philip S. Winterer ’53, LL.B., New York, New York

Trustees Emeriti

John E. Abele ’59, A.B., Natick, Massachusetts

Danielle S. Allen, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Margaret A. Bangser ’81, M.P.P.M., Tanzania

Alan S. Bernstein ’63, M.B.A., Coral Gables, Florida

Paul E. Bragdon ’50, LL.B., Portland, Oregon

Robert W. Carington ’53, M.Arch., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Katherine K. Chia ’88, M.Arch., New York, New York

Wei Sun Christianson ’85, J.D., Beijing, China

Brian J. Conway ’80, M.B.A., Boston, Massachusetts

William A. Davis, Jr. ’63, J.D., Washington, D.C.

Michele Y. Deitch ’82, J.D., Austin, Texas

Colin S. Diver ’65, LL.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Anne Melissa Dowling ’80, M.B.A., West Hartford, Connecticut

Charles C. Eldredge ’66, Ph.D., Lawrence, Kansas

Willie J. Epps, Jr. ’92, J.D., Clayton, Missouri

John C. Esty, Jr. ’50, M.A., Concord, Massachusetts

Nicholas M. Evans ’52, M.B.A., Vero Beach, Florida

William E. Ford ’83, M.B.A., New York, New York

Howard E. Gardner, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Steven M. Gluckstern ’72, Ed.D., San Francisco, California

Frederick E. Hoxie ’69, Ph.D., Evanston, Illinois

Richard F. Hubert ’60, A.B., Rye Brook, New York

George R. Johnson, Jr. ’73, J.D., Greensboro, North Carolina

David A. Kessler ’73, M.D., San Francisco, California

Woodward Kingman ’49, M.B.A., Belvedere, California

David L. Kirp ’65, LL.B., San Francisco, California

Jonathan I. Landman ’74, M.S., New York, New York

Thai-Hi T. Lee ’80, M.B.A., Lebanon, New Jersey

Richard S. LeFrak ’67, J.D., New York, New York

Van Doorn Ooms ’56, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

Stephen B. Oresman ’54, M.B.A., Darien, Connecticut

George E. Peterson ’63, Ph.D., Washington, D.C.

Mark J. Sandler ’64, LL.B., New York, New York

W. Lloyd Snyder III ’66, M.B.A., Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Joan E. Spero, Ph.D., New York, New York

Richard R. Spies ’67, Ph.D., Providence, Rhode Island

Joseph E. Stiglitz ’64, Ph.D., New York, New York

Bradley A. Stirn ’72, M.B.A., Woodside, California

Blair H. Taylor ’85, Seattle, Washington

Louis B. Thalheimer ’66, J.D., Towson, Maryland

James C. Tsai ’85, M.D., Scarsdale, New York

Scott F. Turow ’70, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Diana Chapman Walsh, Ph.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Gail T. Wickes, Ph.D., Dallas, Texas

Karen Hastie Williams, J.D., Washington, D.C.

David S. Wolff ’62, M.B.A., Houston, Texas

Kimba M. Wood, J.D., New York, New York

Secretary of the Corporation

Susan Pikor, A.B., Amherst, Massachusetts

Corporate Name

The Trustees of Amherst College

 

 

 

Honors & Fellowships

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The Corporation

Chairman of the Corporation

Cullen Murphy '74, A.B. Medfield, Massachusetts

President of the College

Carolyn A. "Biddy" Martin, Ph.D., Amherst, Massachusetts

Trustees

Theodore W. Beneski ’78, M.B.A., Colleyville, Texas

Rafael Campo ’87, M.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Walter C. Donovan ’85, A.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Patrick Fitzgerald ’82, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Susannah R. Grant ’84, M.F.A., Santa Monica, California

Douglas C. Grissom ’89, M.B.A., Chicago, Illinois

Arthur W. Koenig ’66, M.I.A., London, England

Simon C. Krinsky ’96, A.B., New York, New York

Christopher S. Lehane ’90, J.D., San Francisco, California

John S. Middleton ’77, M.B.A., Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Andrew J. Nussbaum ’85, J.D., New York, New York

Hope E. Pascucci ’90, A.B., Needham, Massachusetts

Joseph F. Quinn ’69, Ph.D., Newton, Massachusetts

Paula K. Rauch ’77, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Christine Noyer Seaver ’81, M.B.A., New Canaan, Connecticut

Julie A. Segre ’87, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

David A. Sutphen ’91, J.D., Washington, DC

Shirley Tilgham, Ph.D., Princeton, New Jersey

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80, M.B.A., Riverside, Connecticut

Chair Emeriti

George B. Beitzel ’50, M.B.A., Ridgefield, Connecticut

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

Charles R. Longsworth ’51, M.B.A., Royalston, Massachusetts

Jide J. Zeitlin '85, M.B.A., New York, New York

Life Trustees

K. Frank Austen ’50, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts

Martha L. Byorum, M.B.A., New York, New York

Rosanne M. Haggerty ’82, A.B., New York, New York

Charles A. Lewis ’64, M.B.A., Evanston, Illinois

Mary Patterson McPherson, Ph.D., Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Peter A. Nadosy, M.B.A., New York, New York

Edward E. Phillips ’52, LL.B., Weston, Massachusetts

H. Axel Schupf ’57, M.B.A., New York, New York

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

Philip S. Winterer ’53, LL.B., New York, New York

Trustees Emeriti

John E. Abele ’59, A.B., Natick, Massachusetts

Danielle S. Allen, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Margaret A. Bangser ’81, M.P.P.M., Tanzania

Alan S. Bernstein ’63, M.B.A., Coral Gables, Florida

Paul E. Bragdon ’50, LL.B., Portland, Oregon

Robert W. Carington ’53, M.Arch., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Katherine K. Chia ’88, M.Arch., New York, New York

Wei Sun Christianson ’85, J.D., Beijing, China

Brian J. Conway ’80, M.B.A., Boston, Massachusetts

William A. Davis, Jr. ’63, J.D., Washington, D.C.

Michele Y. Deitch ’82, J.D., Austin, Texas

Colin S. Diver ’65, LL.B., Boston, Massachusetts

Anne Melissa Dowling ’80, M.B.A., West Hartford, Connecticut

Charles C. Eldredge ’66, Ph.D., Lawrence, Kansas

Willie J. Epps, Jr. ’92, J.D., Clayton, Missouri

John C. Esty, Jr. ’50, M.A., Concord, Massachusetts

Nicholas M. Evans ’52, M.B.A., Vero Beach, Florida

William E. Ford ’83, M.B.A., New York, New York

Howard E. Gardner, Ph.D., Cambridge, Massachusetts

Steven M. Gluckstern ’72, Ed.D., San Francisco, California

Frederick E. Hoxie ’69, Ph.D., Evanston, Illinois

Richard F. Hubert ’60, A.B., Rye Brook, New York

George R. Johnson, Jr. ’73, J.D., Greensboro, North Carolina

David A. Kessler ’73, M.D., San Francisco, California

Woodward Kingman ’49, M.B.A., Belvedere, California

David L. Kirp ’65, LL.B., San Francisco, California

Jonathan I. Landman ’74, M.S., New York, New York

Thai-Hi T. Lee ’80, M.B.A., Lebanon, New Jersey

Richard S. LeFrak ’67, J.D., New York, New York

Van Doorn Ooms ’56, Ph.D., Bethesda, Maryland

Stephen B. Oresman ’54, M.B.A., Darien, Connecticut

George E. Peterson ’63, Ph.D., Washington, D.C.

Mark J. Sandler ’64, LL.B., New York, New York

W. Lloyd Snyder III ’66, M.B.A., Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Joan E. Spero, Ph.D., New York, New York

Richard R. Spies ’67, Ph.D., Providence, Rhode Island

Joseph E. Stiglitz ’64, Ph.D., New York, New York

Bradley A. Stirn ’72, M.B.A., Woodside, California

Blair H. Taylor ’85, Seattle, Washington

Louis B. Thalheimer ’66, J.D., Towson, Maryland

James C. Tsai ’85, M.D., Scarsdale, New York

Scott F. Turow ’70, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

Diana Chapman Walsh, Ph.D., Brookline, Massachusetts

Gail T. Wickes, Ph.D., Dallas, Texas

Karen Hastie Williams, J.D., Washington, D.C.

David S. Wolff ’62, M.B.A., Houston, Texas

Kimba M. Wood, J.D., New York, New York

Secretary of the Corporation

Susan Pikor, A.B., Amherst, Massachusetts

Corporate Name

The Trustees of Amherst College