Light Library Supper for New Faculty
Tuesday, October 19, 6 pm
Just prior to the first full Faculty Meeting of the semester, the Amherst College Library will host its annual light supper/reception for new faculty, their departmental library representatives, and department chairs. It's an opportunity for new faculty members to mingle, nibble, and meet the crackerjack library staff. The event will be held in the Periodicals Area of the Frost Library, inside the main entranceway, on the right.

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.

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.