In Memoriam: Kurt Hertzfeld

Amherst College notes the passing of retired employee Kurt Hertzfeld on Sept. 13, 2015. Hertzfeld was appointed treasurer of the College in 1968 and retired in the early 1980s.

An obituary with more information is available here.

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Amherst Treasurer Tapped for Roxbury Latin Director of Finance Position; Shea Will Step Down in June

Submitted on Wednesday, 5/16/2012, at 4:44 PM

May 15, 2012

AMHERST, Mass. — Peter Shea, Amherst College’s treasurer, has accepted the position of director of finance at The Roxbury Latin School  in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, the college has announced. In his new position, Shea will have responsibility for finance and planning, the endowment, accounting, facilities and human resources. He will leave Amherst at the end of June and begin work at Roxbury Latin in July.


Kevin C. Weinman, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
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Thomas Dwyer, Director of Budget and Analysis
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Katie Edwards, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
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Peter Shea Named Treasurer of Amherst College

March 12, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 Peter Shea Named Treasurer of Amherst College Amherst, MA — Peter Shea, a member of the Treasurer’s Office staff at Amherst College since 1987, has been named the college’s treasurer. The Amherst College Board of Trustees made the appointment at its meeting on Saturday, March 2.