This article spotlighted “highly selective” schools that are encouraging graduates to consider careers beyond consulting and finance. “We’re in the business of graduating people who will make the world better in some way,” the Times quoted President Anthony Marx as saying. “That’s what justifies the expense of the education."
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.