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Amherst Outlines Plan to Control Costs and Build on Strengths

August 4, 2009 e-News


After an inclusive and deliberative planning process, the college has announced plans to slow previously planned growth in the budget in response to the economic downturn. Controlling costs in a range of areas will allow Amherst to maintain and strengthen the quality of the education it provides, preserving the close colloquy of a faculty of extraordinary teacher-scholars with a talented and diverse student body. Read statements from President Anthony W. Marx and Board Chair Jide J. Zeitlin ’85, as well as a report outlining how the college will move forward.