The Newest Alumnus

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

By Emily Gold Boutilier

Beyond Competing Interests

The Forest Ahead

New York Times: Colleges Are Not Going Hungry, but Are in Need

In this piece, Ron Lieber ’93 journeyed north to his college and spoke with President Anthony W. Marx, Chief Advancement Officer Megan Morey and Lives of Consequence Campaign Co-Chair and Trustee Brian Conway ’80 about giving to one’s alma mater in today’s economic climate.

Amherst President Anthony W. Marx Discusses the Endowment

The New York Times, Inside Higher Ed and the New York Sun, among other publications quoted Amherst President Anthony W. Marx’s testimony before a Congressional roundtable on endowments he participated in Sept. 9.

New York Times: Big Paycheck or Service? Students Are Put to Test

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
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."

New York Times: The (Yes) Low Cost of Higher Ed

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
The college and President Anthony W. Marx were referenced several times in this essay about top universities becoming "significantly more affordable for the majority of students."

Conversation with President Anthony W. Marx, Homecoming 2007

Boston Globe: Open Campus

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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.

Opening Convocation, September 6, 2004