Amherst NEASC Reaccreditation Timeline

Spring 2006

  • Appointment of Reaccreditation Steering Committee and Ad Hoc Faculty Advisory Group on Reaccreditation
  • Barbara Brittingham, Director of the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), visits Amherst in May 2006 to discuss the reaccreditation process with members of the Faculty and Administration.

Fall 2006

Trustee Faculty Fellowships

I. Introduction Each year Amherst College awards up to two Trustee Faculty Fellowships to untenured members of the Faculty. The Fellowship consists of full salary for one academic year of leave. II. Eligibility The competition is open to all untenured members of the Faculty who are in tenure-track positions and who are eligible for leave in the year for which the Fellowship is sought.

Renewal proposals for the President's Initiative Fund for Interdisciplinary Curricular Projects (PIF)

President Anthony W. Marx established the Presidents Initiative Fund for Interdisciplinary Curricular Projects (PIF) in 2004 to provide support for projects that focus on themes or problems that can best be understood and addressed through interdisciplinary efforts and to inform the College’s deliberations about new curricular programs and scholarship.

Field Trips: A Guide for Faculty

This page is designed to facilitate your communications with your students before a field trip and to give you tools to help you make your field trip safer for all participants. It is also designed to answer the most frequently asked questions regarding liability, insurance, and risk management issues around field trips or class trips.