The Groove Fund: Supporting the Connective Power of Art
Matt Popoli ’98 and his wife Paula established the Groove Fund to celebrate their belief in the power of art and the unique opportunities it offers students.
Kirkpatrick Lecture Hall Dedication
Kirkpatrick Lecture Hall in the new Science Center was dedicated on Friday, May 10, 2019, in honor of John E. Kirkpatrick '51 and Phyllis D. Kirkpatrick.
Greenway D Named for ’88 Alumna
The Greenway Residence Halls, opened in the fall of 2016 and are part of one of the largest physical transformations of the College since its founding.
All in the Family: Notable Archive Finds a Home at Amherst
A uniquely generous gift to the College’s archives from the Norfolk Charitable Trust—headed by Andrew Kendall ’83 P’19,’22.
Growing the Collection: A Gift that Keeps Giving
For more than a decade, the Trinkett Clark Memorial Student Acquisition Fund has invited students to select new artworks for the Mead’s permanent collection.
Stanley Rabinowitz Distinguished Teaching Professorship
A unique Promise campaign gift tailored to Amherst's strengths and needs.
Stanley Rabinowitz, the Henry Steele Commager Professor of Russian, will retire at the end of the Fall 2018 semester. Last April, the Amherst community gathered to celebrate the establishment of the Stanley Rabinowitz Distinguished Teaching Professorship, a permanently endowed fund at Amherst College made possible through a generous gift made by an anonymous graduate.Learn more
Soccer Program Named for Ted Beneski ’78, P’08 and Laurie Beneski P’08
Amherst recognized the Beneskis for their extraordinary leadership and generosity in the Promise Campaign by naming the men’s and women’s soccer program in their honor.
Asa J. Davis Scholarship Fund
How three alumni in the class of 1963 are helping create a lasting legacy in honor of an Amherst trailblazer.
Amherst College Announces $50 Million Anonymous Gift
Amherst College has received a gift of $50 million by an anonymous donor as part of its comprehensive campaign, Promise: The Campaign for Amherst’s Third Century.
Promise Campaign Launches Publicly With $100 Million Anonymous Gift
Effort seeks to raise $625 million over five years to support student aid, grow the faculty and promote the liberal arts.
At the campaign launch event, President Martin also announced a gift of $100 million by an anonymous graduate of the College, which matches the largest gift Amherst has ever received, and which will be used as a challenge, providing matching funds when other alumni of the College support campaign priorities at significant levels.Learn More
New Residence Hall to Be Named for ’83 Alumnus
The residence hall is part of one of the largest physical transformations of the College since its founding.
President Martin announces the launch of the campaign
In a letter to the Amherst community, President Martin announced the launch of Promise: The Campaign for Amherst's Third Century.
The Promise Campaign Launch Events
Amherst offered a weekend of events to officially launch Promise: The Campaign for Amherst's Third Century
A conversation with the president. A demonstration of ultracold atoms. A collaborative sing-along. The official start of Amherst’s new fundraising campaign featured all of these sessions and more.Read more