President Martin: Don't Cut Humanities

In November, when Florida Gov. Rick Scott commented that tax dollars should be put to teaching science and technology and not educating “more people who can't get jobs in anthropology,” Amherst College President Biddy Martin joined other educators in defending the humanities.

Speeches by President Biddy Martin

The Students' President

By Emily Gold Boutilier, with contributions from Adam Gerchick ’13

Conversation with President Biddy Martin at Family Weekend 2011

On Nov. 5, 2011, President Biddy Martin spoke to parents and families attending Family Weekend, and answered questions. She was introduced by Allen Hart, Dean of Students and professor of psychology.

President’s Welcome