Profiles in Philanthropy: The Class of '08 Senior Gift Committee
“As the youngest alumni of Amherst, we now have the opportunity and the responsibility to give back to the college,” writes Elizabeth Neckes ’08. “The Senior Class Gift Program serves as a springboard for the class to begin the tradition.”
Largest Bequest in Amherst History In October, a call came to Amherst from the estate of Dwight Goldthorpe ’41. The attorney on the line said that Dwight, who’d lived a quiet, unassuming life in Palm Beach, Fla., had died weeks earlier at age 87.
Profiles in Philanthropy: Christine Noyer Seaver '81
Chris Noyer Seaver ’81 was an economics major at Amherst, but she took courses in everything from art history to genetics. She spent four years on the squash team. She also played field hockey, lacrosse and tennis; worked at Valentine and at athletic events; and dabbled in student government and writing for the Amherst Student.
When Kelley Millet ’82 thinks back on his years at Amherst, he remembers playing bass guitar in the Lord Geoffs (“We opened for someone who opened for Aerosmith,” he says); beating Williams in football to win the Little Three ti