Amherst and Williams Colleges Receive Mellon Grant To Plan For Faculty Needs

February 8, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Trustees of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have approved a grant of $91,000 to Amherst College to use in collaboration with Williams College to help plan to address needs for faculty career enhancement.

Amherst College Receives Mellon Grant To Support Advising Program

February 13, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Amherst College a $100,000 grant in support of a new advising program for the sophomore and junior classes. The program, which will begin during the January Interterm period in 2004, will bring panels of alumni and faculty together to speak to students about the best ways to connect their Amherst educations to post-graduate study and career choices.