Conversation with Amherst's 19th President, Biddy Martin, at Homecoming 2011

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During her first Homecoming Weekend as president, Biddy Martin conversed with alumni and other visitors in Johnson Chapel about, among other topics, Amherst's planned new science center, the rising costs of higher education and her own visions for the future of the college.

At the beginning of this video, watch the presentation of a Distinguished Service Award to Jack Deady '45 (accepted on his behalf by his son).

At the 21:33 mark, watch as the crowd gives the new president a lesson on how to sing "Lord Jeffery Amherst"!