Amherst's Fall 2020 Plan
President Biddy Martin announces Amherst's plans for the fall 2020 semester.
The Liberal Arts
A liberal-arts education develops an individual’s potential for understanding possibilities, perceiving consequences, creating novel connections and making life-altering choices. It fosters innovative and critical thinking as well as strong writing and speaking skills. The liberal arts prepare students for many possible careers, meaningful lives and service to society.
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Our constitutional and legal system is remarkably ill-equipped to deal with an electoral crisis. Should we find ourselves in one, the system is more likely to exacerbate than defuse it. —Lawrence Douglas
Know this...You belong now. You are loved now. You are making your history now. Thank you for letting me sit at your table. —Min Jin Lee
I knew that music was going to be part of my life no matter what. So, I thought, let me see what else is going on at the College that I might like.—Darryl Harper.
Even though we are having these intense emotional discussions, when the kids leave, I feel really happy.—Catherine Sanderson