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Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey will join Amherst College President Michael A. Elliott for a moderated conversation in Johnson Chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m.

This free event is open to Amherst College students, faculty and staff, as well as the general public. Due to limited seating capacity, there is a limit of one ticket per person. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis via the link below.

Gov. Healey’s visit will take place almost 60 years to the day after President John F. Kennedy came to campus to deliver a historic address on power, politics and public service at the dedication of Frost Library. The anniversary of Kennedy’s visit serves as a fitting launch for one of President Elliott’s strategic priorities for the College: a renewed commitment to serving the greater good. The initiative aims to rededicate the College to educating students for democracy, and building and promoting a culture among them in which their experiences at Amherst will prepare them for a lifetime of contributing to the greater good in their professional and personal endeavors. It seeks to build an open-minded community that makes room for both disagreement and connection–one that practices the kind of recognition and negotiation that the everyday life of democracy requires.

For more information about the event (including ticketing), please visit the web page link below.

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