Lehane Is New Trustee

By Caroline Hanna

Chris Lehane ’90 was only seven years out of college when he became press secretary to Vice President Al Gore. He worked for Gore from 1997 to 2000 at the White House and on the 2000 presidential campaign.

Since 2001, Lehane, partner and owner of the California-based company Fabiani and Lehane, has advised corporate, entertainment, political and professional-sports clients in finances, communications, government affairs and the law. He has also worked on several political campaigns.

Christopher S. Lehane ’90 Elected to Amherst College’s Board of Trustees

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna

June 25, 2008
Caroline J. Hanna
Director of Media Relations
413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass. — The alumni of Amherst College have elected Christopher S. Lehane, member of the Class of 1990, to a six-year term on the college’s Board of Trustees, effective July 1.

Scott Turow Elected Trustee at Amherst College

June 21, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— The alumni of Amherst College have elected Scott Turow, a novelist, lawyer and member of the Class of 1970, to a six-year term on the college’s Board of Trustees effective July 1. Turow is a resident of the Chicago area.

Amherst College Trustees Approve Comprehensive Fee Increase

March 14, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Board of Trustees has established $33,860 as the College’s comprehensive fee for 2001-02. This figure represents a 4.5 percent increase over this year’s comprehensive fee, which includes tuition, room and board.

College Appoints Katherine Chia to the Board of Trustees

November 29, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Katherine Kai-Sun Chia of New York City has joined the Board of Trustees of Amherst College as a Term Trustee.

The Evergreens and Dickinson Homestead Joined in New Emily Dickinson Museum at Amherst College

July 1, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Jonathan Landman Elected Trustee at Amherst College

June 23, 2003Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Trustees Approve Comprehensive Fee Increase

March 27, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.-The Amherst College Board of Trustees has established $36,910 as the college's comprehensive fee for 2003-04. This figure represents a 4.9 percent increase over this year's comprehensive fee, which includes tuition, room and board.

Amherst College Board Votes Against Investments in Sudan

February 1, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Board of Trustees voted in January to divest any direct holdings, and refrain from future direct investment, in nearly two dozen multinational companies whose business activities have been identified as supporting the Sudanese government.

Jide Zeitlin, Partner at Goldman Sachs, Elected Chair of Amherst College Board of Trustees

April 20, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Jide Zeitlin, 41, a partner at Goldman Sachs, has been elected chair of the Board of Trustees at Amherst College. Zeitlin succeeds current chair Amos B. Hostetter Jr., 68, who has led the board since 1998 and whose term ends June 30, 2005.

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