New Student Orientation began on Aug. 27, when the campus opened the doors on its freshman quad to 469 new students and their families. According to the Office of Admission, these students are among 1,195 students accepted into the class of 2023 and among 10,567 students who applied,
Audrey Cheng '20
Jay Gonzalez, the Democratic candidate for governor of Massachusetts, announced a proposal this month to impose a state tax on non-profit colleges and universities with endowments exceeding $1 billion, which would include Amherst. Gonzalez is running against Republican incumbent Charlie Baker in the Nov. 6 election. Gonzalez’s platform includes
The Lord Jeffery Inn, a hotel in Amherst Center owned by the college, announced on Aug. 28 that it will change its name to Inn on Boltwood in January 2019. The decision is part of a greater process at the college of moving away from the unofficial Lord Jeffery mascot
Three new college administrators, Chair of the Board of Trustees Andrew Nussbaum ’85, Chief Student Affairs Officer Hikaru Kozuma and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Matthew McGann, will begin work in the 2018-2019 academic year. The President’s Office announced their appointments at various points over the past year.