FY23 Budget Communication

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, We are writing today to thank those of you who participated in the FY23 planning process and to summarize the budget that was approved by the Board of Trustees. Coincidentally, this budget is the last of Dukes’s time as Provost and Mike’s first at Williams… Continue reading »

Reporting on Williams’ work for sustainability

Dear Williams students, faculty, and staff, Last month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its sixth major assessment on the physical basis of climate change. The findings in the report are both distressing and familiar. They include increases in greenhouse gas concentrations, a rise in global mean temperatures,… Continue reading »

Update on sustainability and strategic planning

Dear Williams students, faculty, and staff, This year has brought another depressing series of worsts in the area of climate change: the worst wildfires in California history, the second worst Atlantic hurricane season on record, and one of the worst summers for Arctic sea ice. The pandemic has disrupted almost… Continue reading »

Announcing the new Zilkha Center director

Dear Colleagues, It is my pleasure to announce that Tanja Srebotnjak has accepted our offer to become the next Director of the Zilkha Center at Williams. Tanja joins us from the Nueva School, in San Mateo, CA, where she is currently the Director of Environmental Citizenship. Because of her commitment… Continue reading »

Announcing our new Director of Institutional Research

Dear colleagues, It is my pleasure to inform you that Jason Rivera has accepted our offer to become the next Director of Institutional Research at Williams, starting June 1. Jason joins us from the University of Bridgeport, where he is the Vice President for University Systems, Effectiveness, and Planning. Continue reading »