President Jim Inglis sent out a questionnaire to the members of the class who indicated they would attend the 45th reunion. Here are the results:
Amherst ’67 45th Reunion Survey
1. How many children do you have? 
0 7.4% 4
1 11.1% 6
2 44.4% 24
3 31.4% 17
4 1.9% 1
5 3.7% 2
2. How many grandchildren do you have? 
0 44.4% 24
1 11.1% 6
2 20.4% 11
3 9.3% 5
4 7.4% 4
5 1.9% 1
6 5.6% 3
3. What is your current employment status? 
Full-time 48.1% 26
Part-time 16.7% 9
Retired 24.1% 13
Other 11.1% 6
*Author; *Retired but doing consulting; *Self-employed writer and part time teacher; *Evolving; *Enjoying life, getting exercise, not really "work";* Self employed, retired, but with several part-time jobs
4. If employed full or part-time, have you changed careers within the past 3 years? 
Yes 5.0% 2
No 95.0% 38
5. How has your weight changed since Amherst 1967? 
LESS-by 11 or more lbs. 5.6% 3
SAME-within +/- 10 lbs. 37.0% 20
MORE-by 11-20 lbs. 25.9% 14
MORE-by 21-30 lbs. 18.5% 10
MORE-by 31+ lbs. 13.0% 7
6. If you drink alcoholic beverages, which type do you prefer? 
Beer 21.7% 10
Wine 54.3% 25
Distilled Spirits 23.9% 11
7. Where were you when you learned JFK had been shot? (Skip if you cannot remember.) 
In my dorm room
In hall outside dorm room
Room 209 Pratt
Hallway of Morrow Dorm
In Stearns Hall dorm room
In my dorm room (James).
In my dorm room, just after release from Amherst infirmary with an incipient ulcer
Coming down stairs in dormitory
Coming back from lunch to Pratt South Entry. I went downstairs to WAMF and watched the news roll off the teletype.
On the way to Valentine Hall
On my way back to Pratt from Valentine (I think).
Returning to James from Valentine at steps in front of Barrett Hall. Keith Heller came running down from quad shouting the news
Walking from Valentine to Chapin: Hugh Lipton leaned out of a window in Morrow and shouted that Kennedy had been assassinated, and student were streaming into the Morrow basement to the TV.
Stairs in Pratt south entry
Walking across quad to Valentine Hall
On my way from lunch in Valentine Hall to my dorm room in Morrow. I immediately went to the basement in Morrow where there was a TV set. Walter Cronkite was on from the CBS newsroom with live coverage. Probably there were 20+ students standing and watching.
On the way to Valentine
Walking from Valentine to Pratt
Heading to Valentine from Pratt. Jim Greene said "the President's been shot." I heard "Presley has been shot" and wondered who would shoot Elvis.
Leaving the dining hall after lunch
In front of Valentine
In front of Valentine
Walking into Valentine coming from a gym class
I was with my Dad at a friend's house in Amherst trying to sell the family Peugeot when our friend heard it on the radio.
Physics 1 lab
Amherst science lab
In Ben Ziegler's class on American government.
On my way to physics lab--I was walking through the basement of Morrow and the TV was on--No physics lab that day
Physics building library
Headed toward physics class.
Memorial Hill Tree
Talkng with Maude, the college telephone operator in Johnson Chapel.
On the way to Physics class
Returning from soccer practice
Walking to town to get my numeral sweater with Ron Hoge
At a Greek language class
In Lefrak's dorm room
I was at Denison University my freshman year. Transferred to Amherst my sophomore year.
8. Who was your FAVORITE professor at Amherst? 
W.E. Kennick (4)
A tie between Pritchard and Kennick.
Benjamin DeMott (4)
Earl Latham (2)
Bruce Morgan (Religion)
MacLeish and Baird
Arnie Arons (2)
Arons and Zeigler
John Moore, Classics
Bill Ward (2)
John Ratte and Bill Ward
Richard Girsch, Department of English, English 1-2
George Kateb, Theodore Greene
A tie-- Charles Morgan/ George Kidder
James Nelson in the Economics Dept.
The guy who taught American Art (don't remember the name)
Professor Alan Kropf
John Petropolis, bill ward
Everrett Harrison, Prof of German
9. What was your LEAST FAVORITE course at Amherst? 
Organic chemistry (3)
All math and science courses
Theory of Matrices in Math Honors program
Intro to Biology
Evolution--my science requirement.
Psychology 1 (2)
Freshman English (4)
Humanities 1-2 (3)
English Constitutional Law.
All that comes to mind is a particularly low moment in my first semester Humanities course Freshman year. After nearly falling asleep reading The Iliad, I went to class and discovered that a fellow classmate, Peter Strang, had already studied The Iliad in high school in Greek!
Goon squad Phys Ed with Lumley.
10. While an Amherst student, what was your favorite spot on campus? 
War Memorial (23)
Valentine Hall (4)
Mead Art Museum
Room in Chapel where the morning Chapel speaker would turn up at night to talk with whomever showed up.
The areas at the ends of Pratt Field
Any fraternity house bar
Psi Upsilon house (4)
Frat house library
Near the Beta jukebox.
The Beta bar
The bar at Phi Gam,
Bar Phi Gam, Robert Frost Library
The Deke bar
My bed, because I was so seldom there!