Amherst College successfully remarkets $41.3 million bond offering

Submitted on Thursday, 8/4/2011, at 6:36 PM

AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College today (Thursday, August 4, 2011) successfully remarketed $41.3 million in tax-exempt securities at a 0.2 percent rate for a 45 day period, a level Amherst officials say they are pleased with because it reflects the college’s strong financial position and substantial resources.

An Amherst Summer “Bucket List”

July 27, 2011

By Rebecca Ojserkis ’12

Amherst students love the protection and comfort of the so-called college “bubble,” but we all need to escape into the real world from time to time.

Despite downturn, Amherst College sees summer program revenues increase

AMHERST, Mass. – In a bid to boost their bottom lines, colleges have always worked hard to host camps, enrichment courses and other programs to keep their campuses busy during the summer months, when most students are away.

While some colleges have seen declines in summer program enrollments, Amherst College has seen its 2011 summer revenues increase to about $1.6 million, from $1.3 million two years ago.