Harvard Professor, Philadelphia Businessman Appointed to Amherst College Board of Trustees

August 19, 2008

AMHERST, Mass. — The members of Amherst College Board of Trustees have appointed Howard Gardner, the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and John S. Middleton, a member of the Class of 1977 and a prominent Philadelphia-area businessman, to six-year terms on the college’s board, ending June 30, 2015.

Sarah Bloom Raskin ’83 Elected to Amherst College’s Board of Trustees

June 8, 2008

AMHERST, Mass. — The alumni of Amherst College have elected Sarah Bloom Raskin, member of the Class of 1983 and resident of Takoma Park, Md., to a six-year term on the college’s Board of Trustees, effective July 1.

Outgoing Princeton President Shirley Tilghman, former federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald ’82 to join Amherst College Board of Trustees

Submitted on Saturday, 6/1/2013, at 12:50 PM

June 1, 2013

AMHERST, Mass. — Amherst College has appointed Shirley Tilghman, the president of Princeton University, to its Board of Trustees, while Amherst alumnus Patrick Fitzgerald ’82 was elected to serve on the board by his fellow alumni. Both six-year terms will begin on July 1. Tilghman received an honorary doctorate from Amherst in 2008, and Fitzgerald received an honorary doctorate from Amherst in 2007.