Charting a Course for Amherst's Future

Welcome. I encourage you to participate in ongoing discussions about the future direction and priorities of Amherst College. As mentioned in my letter, you can send me your reactions via e-mail to This page will feature my responses to comments and questions from alumni, parents and friends; additional information about emerging initiatives; and related information. Please bookmark this page and check back frequently for updates.

President Marx and Students Interviewed on NPR

Submitted by Samuel A. Masinter
President Marx, along with several students, was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered. The story, titled "Colleges Face the Challenge of the Class Divide," and an audio recording of the broadcast are available on NPR's Website.