Thoughts from a Departing President

 

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Anthony W. Marx discussed the state of the college and bid alumni a fond farewell in his annual Reunion talk May 28.

 

e-News June 8, 2011

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Post-Reunion Dispatches

Reunion%202011Amherst magazine editor Emily Gold Boutilier and writer-editor Katherine Duke ’05 report on a few of the weekend’s activities, including a talk on coping with the death of a loved one, a bluegrass concert and the 25th anniversary of the founding of GALA, Amherst’s Gay and Lesbian Alumni Association.

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Econ Prof’s Research Mentioned in The Economist, Wall Street Journal

 

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Jessica W. Reyes ’94 and her studies of lead and crime rates were referred to in a June 2 Economist piece and the Journal’s May 28 “Saturday Essay.”

 

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Rising Junior Profiled by Boston-Area NPR Affiliate

 

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WBUR ran a lengthy segment about Holyoke Community College transfer student Ruben Sepulveda ’13 as part of an “Extraordinary Graduates” feature.

 

 

e-News June 8, 2011

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Don’t Forget—The Annual Fund Closes June 30

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The Annual Fund closes June 30. Be counted and help support financial aid, faculty teaching and research, and the unparalleled education that defines Amherst. Give today and keep our alumni giving rate among the highest in the country!

June 22, 2011 e-News

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Dean of the Faculty Named Acting President

 

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Gregory S. Call’s leadership, effective July 1, will enable the Presidential Search Committee to continue its work until they select “an exceptional 19th president” from “an extraordinary pool of candidates,” reports Jide Zeitlin ’85, chair of the college’s Board of Trustees, in a message to the community.

 

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“The More Thoughtful We Are, the Better Our World Will Be,” Marx Tells Class of 2011

 

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Amherst Diplomas, Finally

 

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A Field Guide to Commencement

 

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Don’t know your halberd from your mace? Your chevron from your tam? Stop by Amherst magazine’s Field Guide to Commencement —you’ll pick up some great new Scrabble words, too.

 

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The Class of 2011 and Commencement, By the Numbers

 

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Some behind-the-scenes facts about this year’s event and the graduates.

 

May 25, 2011 e-News

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