Amherst College’s Class of 2014 and Commencement, By the Numbers

Commencement Canes

May 22, 2014

AMHERST, Mass. — Amherst College will celebrate its 193rd Commencement on Sunday, May 25, at 10 a.m. on the school’s Main Quadrangle. The day’s exercises will feature addresses from College President Biddy Martin and senior Katherine E. Sisk, as well as the awarding of bachelor of arts degrees to 475 graduates and honorary doctorates to seven distinguished guests.

Member of Class of 1989 to Receive Amherst College’s Medal for Eminent Service at Commencement May 25

Submitted on Monday, 6/16/2014, at 1:35 PM

Video: What Are You Doing After Graduation?

Submitted on Monday, 6/16/2014, at 1:33 PM

Research, teaching, business, exploration: We asked members of the Class of 2014 recently about their plans for after graduation.

Sarat to Receive Service Award from Law and Society Association

On May 29, Austin Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science and associate dean of the faculty, will receive the Ronald Pipkin Service Award from the Law and Society Association (LSA). The award recognizes Sarat, who has previously served as the LSA’s president and a member of its board of trustees, for having “demonstrated sustained and extraordinary service to the Association.”

Amherst steps up its uncommon commitment to The Common

Submitted on Monday, 6/16/2014, at 1:32 PM

The release on May 11 of the seventh issue of The Common, the rapidly growing print and online literary magazine based at Amherst College, marks increased college support for the magazine.

Jennifer Acker ’00

Amherst President Biddy Martin Receives Honorary Degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Submitted on Monday, 6/16/2014, at 1:30 PM

Amherst President Martin to Class of 2014: “Celebrate What You Have Achieved and Ramify”

Submitted on Friday, 6/6/2014, at 3:27 PM

May 25, 2014

The members of Amherst’s Class of 2014 toss their
caps after receiving their degrees



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