In Memoriam

The Passing of John D. Eusden

To the Williams Community, I am sad to report the death of John Eusden, the Nathan Jackson Professor of Christian Theology, Emeritus, who served for many years as college chaplain and was involved in the development of the Center for Environmental Studies. John was a large presence at Williams… Continue reading »

The Passing of Robert Suderburg

To the Williams Community, I am saddened to report the death of Robert Suderburg, Class of 1924 Professor of Music, Emeritus. Bob was already a well known pianist, composer, teacher, and administrator before joining our music department in 1985. He had most recently served as president of the… Continue reading »

The Passing of Henry J. Bruton

To the Williams Community, I am sad to report the death of a central figure in the recent history of the Department of Economics and particularly of the Center for Development Economics—Henry Bruton, the John J. Gibson Professor of Economics, Emeritus. Henry was worldly wise, in the… Continue reading »

The Passing of Robert H. Odell

To the Williams Community, I am sad to report the death this weekend at the age of 90 of former Head Football Coach Bob Odell. A two-way star at Penn, Bob came second in the Heisman Trophy voting for 1943 and was eventually inducted into the College Football Hall of… Continue reading »

The Passing of Olga R. Beaver

To the Williams Community, I am very sad to report the death this morning of a true stalwart of our faculty, Professor of Mathematics Ollie Beaver, who taught as recently as this semester despite advancing illness. While a small girl in her native Prague, she and her family fled the… Continue reading »

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