Amherst College’s Bicentennial will celebrate the contributions the College has made to our students’ lives, to higher education, and to the world. It will allow us to reflect upon the institution’s extraordinary enduring qualities, the important ways we have changed, and new directions we may pursue over the next 100 years.
- To engage and build pride among the entire Amherst College community, strengthening members’ bonds with the College and with one another, and increasing their understanding of the College’s history and mission.
- To celebrate Amherst College’s distinctive and influential contributions to higher education over the past 200 years, and to consider how the College will continue to evolve.
- To tell the story of the role philanthropy has played at Amherst as we are in the midst of the Promise campaign
- To articulate and celebrate the importance of the liberal arts.