What does the Board of Trustees do? If you can’t answer this question, you’re likely not alone. On this episode of Terras Irradient, Andrew Rosin ’25 is joined by three members of Amherst College’s Board of Trustees to break down their role on campus. From their power over the wages of Valentine Dining Hall Employees, to the political makeup of the board, Rosin attempts to disentangle what exactly the Board does, and how we can create a future where the Board isn’t so mysterious to students.
The Editorial Board questions the Board of Trustees’ authority in the recent campus safety decision, calling for the prioritization of student experience and a more collaborative process for making decisions regarding campus life.
The college will not make any new investments in fossil fuel investment funds moving forward, Board of Trustees Chair Andrew J. Nussbaum ’85 announced in a letter [https://www.amherst.edu/amherst-story/facts/trustees/statements/node/797137] to the community on March 31. The college will also phase out its
Mike Schretter ’23 chats with Bernie White ’23E, Alex Shahmirzadi ’23E, and Nico Kenary ’23E about their outlook on the Fall 2022 season.