The Matchmakers

Submitted on Wednesday, 8/8/2012, at 11:28 AM

July 26, 2012

A visitor to 105 Converse Hall this July might think Torin Moore is no fan of filing paperwork. But there’s an order to the hundreds of documents strewn about his yellow office. The papers are first-year housing questionnaires that members of the Class of 2016 have faithfully completed; they are stacked in potential—and often changing—two-person roommate combinations.

FYI

  • The college has green-lighted the renovation of the Lord Jeffery Inn, which has been closed for more than a year. While reduced in scope from the plan initially proposed in 2008, the project will involve renovating the 49 guest rooms and adding event space and an expanded restaurant. The plan is to begin construction this spring and reopen in spring 2011.

Boston Globe: At colleges, a new freshman rush

Amherst’s Allen Hart was quoted in this article about orientations for first-year students.

 

Hart
 

Allen Hart ‘82

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Dean of First-Year Students

105 Converse Hall
PO Box: AC# 2206
Phone: 542-2336
E-mail: ajhart@amherst.edu