The Marx of a Killer

Article by Katherine Duke '05
Photos by Jessica Mestre '10

On the evening of Dec. 13, I make my way to Keefe Campus Center and follow the signs directing me to the Presidential Candidates’ Dinner. I’m eager to meet some of the people hoping to succeed Tony Marx as the next president of Amherst College, to enjoy a free dinner from a local Italian restaurant and to witness a homicide.

The Newest Alumnus

President Anthony W. Marx will leave Amherst to head the New York Public Library.

By Emily Gold Boutilier

The Soul of the College

Wall Street Journal: Some Colleges Cut, Eliminate Student Debt

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
Amherst President Anthony W. Marx discussed the college's decision to replace all loans with scholarships in a Nov. 29 Wall Street Journal story. Also featured in the piece was Jessica Mestre '10, who told the newspaper that the new policy enabled to look at her future a little differently: "I don't know my major or my career plans yet, but this relieves the pressure."

Boston Globe: Open Campus

Submitted by (inactive)
The Sunday, Sept. 16, Boston Globe Magazine featured a "First Person" profile of Amherst College president Anthony W. Marx. The story focused on Amherst's efforts to make it easier for the most talented students from all backgrounds to attend.