Category: News

Presidential morality discussed at 18th Century conference

As the entire nation attempts to assess the details of the Clinton scandal, the community of Williams College explored some of the same issues at the annual conference of the Northeast American Society for 18th Century Studies

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Spring Street business still vacant after March fire; future uncertain

Spring Street’s future appears to be an uncertain one as last March’s early morning fire has displaced several businesses.

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Williams receives $1 million to encourage public service

As part of an effort to encourage Williams graduates to seek careers in public service, two Williams alumni recently made a substantial donation to the school in order to set up a summer internship program in the public service sector.

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Housing office works to solve beginning-of-the-year problems

A few minor housing faux pas have caused the College’s Housing Office to do some last minute shuffling.

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Payne meets with NESCAC committee

Intent on further discussing any actions concerning the recent NESCAC desicion regarding post-season play, President of the College Harry C. Payne met with College Council Co-Presidents Will Slocum ’99 and Kate Ervin ’99 and Secretary Bert Leatherman ’00 on Monday May 4.

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Grade inflation on the rise at Williams

Grades at Williams have been rising for nearly half of a century, and grade inflation is a constant concern among faculty.

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Class gift brings back 100 year old tradition

The long-forgotten bell in the new Goodrich Student Center is being restored by the Class of 1998 as their gift to the college. This gift will not only honor the class by leaving this very noticeable gift behind, but will bring back a hundred-year tradition.

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OIT plans to speed up network access

Several changes in both the interaction with and appearance of the network are planned this summer by the Office of Information Technology (OIT).

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Six Honorary Degrees to be conferred by Payne

President of the College Harry C. Payne will confer six honorary degrees at Williams College’s 209th Commencement to be held June 7, at 10 a.m. on West College Lawn.

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R.A.D. program teaches Williams women self-defense

After four weeks of intensive training, the Rape Aggression Defense Systems class met for the last time on Tuesday and Thursday to apply what they have learned in full-speed dynamic simulations of assaults.

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