Major Revisions

Major issues in the second draft (quoted in italics):
Student responsibility:

Final Report on Adopting the Mission Statement

Sustainability at Amherst

Amherst College is deeply committed to sustainability. We strive to set an example of responsible stewardship by establishing sound policies and practices that promote resource conservation and minimize our environmental impact. 

Facilities Department


The mission of the Facilities Department is to provide the best possible facilities to support those who work and study at Amherst College. The Facilities Department will operate, maintain, improve and adapt the physical assets of the College in a professional and efficient manner with a focus on customer service.

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Amherst's Mission

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By Emily Gold Boutilier

About the Amherst College Police

The Mission of Amherst College

Terras irradient “Let them give light to the world.” 1821 Amherst College educates men and women of exceptional potential from all backgrounds so that they may seek, value, and advance knowledge, engage the world around them, and lead principled lives of consequence.