Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Managing News Editor
Number of Articles: 3
First Article: September 27, 2000
Latest Article: October 24, 2001
By James Patchett
October 24, 2001
As early as next summer, the College will begin to tear down Milliken Dormitory
in preparation for a new dorm, temporarily displacing approximately 37 students.
At the same time, construction will begin on Williston Hall, which will be
converted into a freshman dorm, forcing the permanent relocation of the
philosophy and black studies departments to Cooper House.
“We decided to do the swing dorm at Milliken. Milliken will come down,” said
President Tom Gerety.
This plan finally lends some soli
November 8, 2000
“She is, in some ways the chief administrative and financial officer,” said
Trustee Chuck Lewis, co-chair of the Capital Campaign. “She’s been enormously
Siegel’s departure came as something of a shock to administrators.
“She has really been a very important treasurer, probably as important as any in
the country,” said President Tom Gerety. “I was really stunned.”
Siegel took over as treasurer in February of 1991, succeeding James Scott, who
resigned the previous summer.
September 27, 2000
“We believe it’s going to be hard and long,” said President Tom Gerety, who
spoke first. “We hope this will open up a lot of possibilities for us in the
The project, which will be implemented by Datatel Technology, is to unify the
College’s data systems so that information can be shared across administrative
“This really isn’t about, ‘Can we enter prospective application into the system
25 percent faster?'” said Director of IT Phil Fitz. “It’s about the things