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Summary of the June 2024 Board of Trustees Meeting

To the Williams community, On May 31 and June 1, the Board of Trustees held its final scheduled meeting of the 2023-24 academic year. It was timed to coincide with Commencement weekend, and many Board members participated in the festivities. After our busy but celebratory graduation and reunion season, I… Continue reading »

Summary of the April 2024 Board of Trustees Meeting

To the Williams community, I write to share my usual summary of the recent Board of Trustees meeting. Last weekend, in addition to their working sessions, the Trustees joined faculty, students, staff, alumni and friends in celebrating the new Davis Center. During the weekend we also honored Professor Joseph… Continue reading »

Summary of the June 2023 Board of Trustees meeting

To the Williams community, The Board of Trustees convened June 2-3 for their meeting in conjunction with Commencement. It was a full, productive and enjoyable weekend. We were joined for this meeting by two incoming members of Senior Staff: Kimberly A. ’96 and Robert R. ’62 Henry Professor of Economics… Continue reading »

Summary of the April 2023 Board of Trustees meeting

To the Williams community, The Board of Trustees convened for their April 2023 meeting here last week. Following is a high-level summary of the topics they covered during sessions all day Friday and Saturday morning. The Board heard and discussed a presentation by Dean of Admission and Student Financial Services… Continue reading »

Summary of the January 2023 Board of Trustees meeting

To the Williams community, The Board of Trustees convened on campus last Friday and Saturday for their January 2023 meeting. I want to offer my usual summary of the business they conducted during the meeting. The Board’s plenary sessions fell into two broad categories: one group was devoted to imagining… Continue reading »

Summary of the June 2022 Board of Trustees meeting

Dear Williams community, The Board of Trustees held their June 2022 meeting here last week, in sync with Commencement weekend. They conducted the following business: I reported on implementation of the strategic plan to date. My overview highlighted a number of priorities on which we have already made real progress,… Continue reading »