News Releases

Lawrence Graver, Co-Editor of “The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story”

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., June 22, 2001 — Columbia University Press has announced publication of “The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story,” edited by Blanche H. Gelfant, and assistant editor Lawrence Graver, John Hawley Roberts Professor of English, Emeritus,… Continue reading »

Dinny Taylor Appointed Chief Technology Officer

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., June 22, 2001 — Williams College announces the appointment of Dinny Taylor as Chief Technology Officer. Taylor has served in this position in an interim capacity since August 1999. As Chief Technology Officer, Taylor is responsible for… Continue reading »

Williams College Awards Nine Full Professorships

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., June 22, 2001 — Williams College has announced the promotion of nine associate professors to full professorships. The promotions are effective July 1. They are Marsha I. Altschuler, associate professor of biology; Duane A. Bailey, associate professor… Continue reading »

Local Student Wins Goldwater Scholarship

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., June 12, 2001 — Three Williams College juniors, Emily P. Balskus, S. Charles Doret, and Susan E. Levin have won Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships for their outstanding performance in science and mathematics. The Goldwater Scholarship is the… Continue reading »

Five Williams College Faculty Retire

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., June 3, 2001 — Historian Peter K. Frost, linguist Antonio Gimenez, economist Earl L. McFarland, athletic director Robert R. Peck, and composer Robert C. Suderburg are retiring this year from the Williams College faculty. Citations in their… Continue reading »

Four High School Teachers from California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Maine Will Be Honored at Williams College’s 212th Commencement

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., May 31, 2001–Four high school teachers will be honored with Williams College’s George Olmsted, Jr. Class of 1924 National Prize for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching. The awards, which consist of a $2,000 prize to each teacher… Continue reading »