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Diversity at Amherst: Has It Changed the College?

What has increased racial, ethnic, cultural, religious and economic diversity meant to the Amherst community? The Class of 1955 included one Afro-American and one Latino American. Today the Amherst student body looks very different from 1951. Is it truly different? This discussion was led by Herb Tulchin '55, Rhonda Cobham-Sander, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Black Studies and English, and Ben Lieber, dean of academic support and student research.  They were joined by Erika Butler-Akinyemi'95, Romelle Whalen '10, Michelle Huynh '11 and Luis Feliz '12. Presented by the Class of 1955.

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