Sarah Leyman ’11 and Molly Mead

Sarah Leyman, a senior and member of the Amherst women’s basketball team, and Molly Mead, director of Amherst’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) discuss community service at Amherst College. Sarah, from Cincinnati, OH, was recently named one of five finalists from the NCAA’s Division I, II and III for the prestigious 7th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup. Presented annually by Athletes for a Better World, the Wooden Cup is awarded to the most outstanding role model among college athletes in America.

Suzanne Coffey and Lisa Melendy

Suzanne Coffey, Amherst College's director of athletics, and Lisa Melendy, Williams College’s interim director of athletics, discuss athletics, academics and community service at the two liberal arts colleges.

Jide Zeitlin ’85 and Todd Haggerty ’98

Jide Zeitlin, chair of Amherst College’s board of trustees, player on Amherst’s 1984 undefeated football team and member of the Class of 1985, and Todd Haggerty, a former football player and member of the Class of 1998, discuss the Amherst-Williams rivalry.

Tony Marx and Adam Falk

Tony Marx, president of Amherst College, and Adam Falk, president of Williams College, discuss the rivalry between the two colleges. President Falk was inaugurated in September 2010 as Williams’ 17th president, while President Marx announced in October that he is leaving Amherst in June 2011 to become president of the New York Public Library. This game marked eighth time the two teams had played each other since President Marx began his tenure at Amherst; it was the first for President Falk.