Amherst College Board of Trustees October 23-25, 2006 draft schedule Thursday, October 23



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Schedule 1

8/20/2008 12:04 PM


Amherst College

Board of Trustees

October 23-25, 2006

DRAFT Schedule

Thursday, October 23
6:30 p.m. Honorary Degree Advisory Committee Amherst Room

Lord Jeffery Inn


9:00 p.m. Tentative: Event with Students TBD


Friday, October 24
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Lord Jeffery Inn

Windowed Hearth


8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Buildings & Grounds Ballroom

1) Merrill Science

2) East Campus

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Audit Quebec Room



Annual Meeting with Auditors (PriceWaterhouse Cooper)
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Student Life Amherst Room

Budget & Finance Quebec Room



Approve 2008-2009 Budget

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Advancement Ballroom



Review Alumni and Parent Program Goals

Human Resources Quebec Room



1) Defined Contribution Plan (to be voted on at Board meeting)

2) Faculty Parental Leave

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Tentative: Lunch with Students

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Board Meeting Ballroom

Folger Annual Report from Gail Paster
4:30 p.m. The History and Future Direction of Amherst’s Campus Architecture Pruyne

Blair D. Kamin ’79

Cullen Murphy ’74

Nicola M. Courtright


6:00 p.m. Dinner President’s House
Saturday, October 25
9:00 a.m. Conversation with the President Johnson Chapel
10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion and Faculty Master Classes:

The Future of Science Education in the Liberal Arts Merrill 4

Harold E. Varmus ’61

David Kessler ’73

Amy Rosenzweig ’88

John T. Cheney

Race and Class in Higher Education: A Case Study at Amherst College Stirn

Elizabeth J. Aries



Title TBA Pruyne

Justin Kimball


11:00 a.m. Conversation with the President and Board of Trustees Stirn
11:00 a.m. All Campus Lunch Cage
1:00 p.m. Amherst Story Project Pruyne
2:00 p.m. This is What I Did On My Summer Vacation: Portraits of Lewis-Sebring

Public Service Internships


2:00 p.m. Panel Discussions and Faculty Master Classes:

Amherst in the World Cole

Panelists TBD


Personality and Political Leadership: On Writing Biographies of Stirn

Khrushchev and Gorbachev

William C. Taubman



Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Calls Merrill 4

Richard A. Goldsby


3:00 p.m. Faculty Master Classes:

The Anti-American Governments of Latin America: Venezuela, Cole

Cuba and Bolivia

Javier Corrales



From the English Landscape Garden to the American Frontier Pruyne

Elizabeth E. Barker



Title TBA Paino

David Hall ’91


6:30 p.m. Cocktails Converse Lobby

8:00 p.m. Dinner Beecher Tent




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