Opening Convocation 2003: "The Socratic Challenge"
President Anthony W. Marx addressed faculty, students and guests at Opening Convocation on Monday, Sept. 1, 2003. Read the full text of the speech.Honorary M.A. degrees were awarded to three faculty members who recently reached the rank of full professor: Jyl Gentzler, professor of philosophy; Helen Oi-Lun Leung, professor of chemistry; and K. Uday Sinha Mehta, professor of political science.
May 28, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417
AMHERST, Mass, May 28.—Under warm blue skies, Amherst College celebrated its 186th Commencement Exercises today. The college granted bachelor of arts degrees to 409 members of the Class of 2007 at Commencement Exercises at 10 a.m. in the Main Quadrangle.