The college has approved three new theme communities for the upcoming academic year, including communities for Muslim, Native, and International students. Applications will be open until Feb. 12.
Maggie Sher '26
Since Rabbi Bruce Seltzer resigned in May, the Jewish community has remained without a spiritual leader. Students said the absence of a leader has negatively affected the sense of community among Jewish students.
The Cadigan Center for Religious and Spiritual Life (RSL) has moved from 38 Woodside Avenue to the basement of Keefe Campus Center. The offices of Housing and Operations and Community Safety have taken their place.
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The town of Amherst’s citizens voted on May 2 to fund the creation of a new public elementary school, with construction beginning in 2024. The decision comes in the wake of deteriorating physical conditions and declining enrollment in the district.
In a faculty meeting held on Tuesday, April 4, President Michael Elliott and Dean and Provost of Faculty Catherine Epstein led discussions surrounding impending budget cuts, staff-faculty relations, and student mental health.
At a meeting on March 15, the Town of Amherst’s Jones Library trustees unanimously reaffirmed their support for the library’s renovation project. The expansion will create more space for special collections and enhance the accessibility of the library’s services.