News Releases

Williams Cited for Fund-Raising Excellence

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Aug. 8, 2001 — The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Williams College a winner of its 2001 Circle of Excellence in Educational Fund-Raising Award. Some 1,200 colleges, universities, and secondary schools… Continue reading »

Richard L. Nesbitt Named Director of Admissions

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., July 20, 2001–Richard L. Nesbitt has been named director of admissions at Williams College effective immediately. He had served two years as acting director. Nesbitt began at Williams as a summer admissions interviewer from 1978 to 1984… Continue reading »

Scientific Honor Society Elects 38 Williams Seniors

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., June 28, 2001 — Thirty-eight Williams College seniors have been named associate members of Sigma XI, the international scientific research society. Students are chosen based on having exhibited talent for scientific research. Through their work at Williams,… Continue reading »

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 »