Trustee Resolution on Investments in Sudan

On a motion duly made and seconded, the Board of Trustees of Amherst College passed the following resolution January 14, 2006:

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.