Buck Self-Interest and Advocate for the Common Good, Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx Tells Class of ’10


May 23, 2010

AMHERST, Mass. — Describing the members of the Class of 2010 as “a stalwart, smart crew of great hearts, great minds,” Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx today encouraged the school’s graduates to advocate in their lives and careers for the common good.

2010 Honorees

Honorary Degree Recipients

Read about the honorands in Amherst’s news release, “Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales, Poet Mary Jo Salter, Nobel Laureate Paul Nurse Among Eight to Be Honored at Amherst Commencement.”

Listen to Conversations with Honored Guests, talks given by the honorary degree recipients.

Read the honorary degree citations: