Regarding an unsafe party on campus last night

Williams students (this is being copied to faculty and staff), An estimated 80 to 100 people gathered for a party inside Wood House last night. When Campus Safety arrived on scene the attendees fled. CSS noted that many people at the party were either completely without masks or were wearing… Continue reading »

Cancellation of winter sports

Dear students, We write, also copying faculty and staff, with the disappointing news that our winter varsity athletes will not compete this year. The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has just announced a unanimous decision not to hold a competitive winter sports season, and we are therefore canceling… Continue reading »

Williams Signs Amicus Brief in Support of International Students

Williams has signed a new brief supporting legal efforts to block enforcement of ICE’s new federal guidance on international students. The government’s July 6 guidance would prohibit international students at American colleges and universities from returning to or remaining in the country if they enrolled in an online-only curriculum… Continue reading »

New updates to Covid FAQs

I wanted to offer a quick word about how we’ll keep you apprised of further developments regarding the fall 2020 semester, and to alert you to some especially important updates for students that we made today. Every time a decision is made or a policy worked out, the Communications team has… Continue reading »

Financial Planning for 2020-21

Dear Williams community, I want to start by thanking the more than 500 of you who participated in our recent virtual town hall on the plans for next year and the college’s response to the pandemic and its financial impact. I’m now writing to share some further details… Continue reading »