Letters from the President
His intellectual interests spread over time to include capital and production theory, consumption theory, and finally the economics of higher education.
I can tell you that the position of board chair is a demanding one.
Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, As the national conversation on college affordability generates ever more heat than light, I’d like to make clear for you the situation at Williams. It’s an important topic. The answer to the question, “What’s the price of a Williams education?” is the unlikely sounding but true, “What you can afford
I’ll be consulting with the Faculty Steering Committee and others about possible successors for Peter, who, with Will, has in so many ways enhanced the experiences of all students, faculty, and staff.
To the Williams Community, This day brings with it each year a sweet anticipation— three parts excitement, one part nerves—as the wave swells that will lift and propel us through another academic year. Of course, the college was an exciting place to be over the summer, too, albeit a little calmer, with hundreds of students
In addition to their backgrounds in teaching and research, Marlene and Noah will bring to this work their extensive experience in student affairs
Dear Faculty and Staff, As summer enters full swing, I write to fill you in on several matters related to the health of the local community, upon which we all depend and in which the college is deeply invested. I apologize for the length of this message, but there’s a lot to talk about. The
To the Williams Community, The college, and in fact higher education, lost this morning an important, even historic, figure: Fred Rudolph. Fred served the college in so many ways. As a student, he was a junior advisor, a member of College Council and of Gargoyle, and editor of The Williams Record. As an alumnus he
To the Williams Community, Before the academic year draws to a close, I’d like to draw attention to several of many significant developments that have occurred in recent months. Perhaps most visible is the tantalizing emergence of our new library. It’s quite dramatic. What you can’t see from the outside is how wonderful this learning
A member of the Class of 1961, Bill has been a mainstay of the biology department and the college since his return to Williams in 1967.