What did your Annual Fund gift support this year?

  • Financial aid that made an Amherst education possible for 58% of current students
  • Additional funding for 164 internships, allowing students to accept unpaid or underpaid summer internships
  • Support for 200+ fulltime faculty dedicated to teaching, scholarship and research
  • Facilities and the faculty or staff support that allowed 115+ student organizations and 25 varsity athletic teams to flourish
  • Maintenance and upkeep for a beautiful and historic campus, located on 1,000 acres
  • Opportunities, resources and space for 800+ classes (90% of those with fewer than 30 students)

Amherst Recognizes

George E. Bria ’38 for 77 years of continuous giving, followed by Laurence C. Grisemer ’40, M.D., William E. Redeker ’40 and the late David M. Hildreth ’39, each with 75 years

Hank Pearsall ’56 and his class for a 100% participation rate. This is the sixth time the class has reached 100%.

The class of 1991 for more than doubling its giving record to beat the College’s all-time 25th reunion high. ’91 also broke its own participation rate.

The 10 Youngest Classes

ALL finished ahead of last year in participation and donor count. 

The class of 2007 had the highest participation rate for these classes. 

The class of 2006 had the largest participation increase (6.4%).