Writings and Remarks

On Our Devotion to Teaching

From the March 2012 Alumni Review Here’s a quiz. If, walking down a corridor, you pass two Williams faculty members in conversation, they’re mostly likely to be discussing: A.     Their most recent grant proposals B.     The U.S. presidential race C.     The state… Continue reading »

On Sexual Assault at Williams

Sexual assaults profoundly affect students in every part of their experience at college – academically, socially, and in the community. And, of course, those effects often continue well beyond their college years. Continue reading »

On Expectations and Change

From the January 2012 Alumni Review As the legacy of legendary professor Bob Gaudino reminds us, learning is often most powerful in times of discomfort and even pain. I’m reminded of that as the Williams community has been responding to the discovery of… Continue reading »

The New Williams Staff Committee

The group will provide suggestions and input to the senior administration and to the broader college community and will contribute to the richness of our community and to the college’s mission of providing the finest possible liberal arts education. Continue reading »