Danielle Allen Appointed Trustee of Amherst College

March 23, 2006 Director of Media Relations (413) 542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. — Amherst College has appointed Danielle Allen, dean of the division of humanities, professor of classics and political science and a member of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, to a term on its Board of Trustees effective March 4. Allen’s term will end March 30, 2009.

Laura J. Yerkovich ’80 Elected Trustee at Amherst College

June 7, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The alumni of Amherst College have elected Laura J. Yerkovich, a geologist, investment banker, homemaker and member of the Class of 1980, to a six-year term on the college’s Board of Trustees effective July 1. Yerkovich is a resident of New York City.

Paul T. Ruxin ’65 To Receive Medal for Service at Amherst College May 27

May 7, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Paul T. Ruxin ’65 of Chicago, Ill., will receive Amherst College’s Medal for Eminent Service at the college’s commencement exercises on Sunday, May 27. The Medal for Eminent Service is presented to an Amherst alumnus who has demonstrated extraordinary devotion to his alma mater.

Amherst College Corporation and Board of Trustees

The Corporation

Cullen Murphy ’74
Chairman of the Corporation


President of the College

Biddy Martin


Board of Trustees Current Members, 2015-2016

Ted W. Beneski ’78, P'08
CEO and Managing Partner, Insight Equity
Southlake, Texas

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