Category: Letters

Letter to the editor: Update from the Dean’s Office

Over the last three months, two beloved colleagues from the dean’s office staff, Rashanda Booker and Rosanna Ferro, have left the College to pursue personal and professional opportunities. We in…

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Letter to the editor: on David Kane’s commitment to the College

To the Editor, As students and alumni of the College, we have different opinions about the views expressed in David Kane’s ’88 op-ed on what it means for Williams to…

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Letter to the Editor: On belonging at the College

In my brief four years as a faculty member at Williams, I have been struck by the number of students whom, during one-on-one conversations with me, have confided their beliefs…

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Letter to the Editor: The importance of diversity of experience

In his op-ed “What Does It Mean to be the Best?” (Sept. 20, 2017), David Kane ’88 is right to wonder about how to make the College the best that…

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Letter to the Editor: On the importance of international students

I did pretty well academically in high school. I received high marks on my SAT, and I turned down a “top university” to attend Williams. But that didn’t stop the…

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On opinions pieces

On Wednesday, we published an op-ed entitled “What does it mean to be the best?: An alum considers the relative importance of admission criteria” by David Kane ’88. Since the…

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Letter to the Editor: In defense of the amateur

In his foundational essay on the art of the modern theatre, “The Actor and the Über-Marionette,” the director and actor Edward Gordon Craig warned of the danger in entrusting the…

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Letter to the Editor: In response to Trustee Eisenson’s Response

To the Record, I’d like to respond to the April 19 letter from Michael Eisenson (“Letter to the Editor: Responding to Board’s conflicts of interest,” April 19, 2017) commenting on…

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Letter to the Editor: Response to Board’s conflicts of interest

To the Record, I would like to respond briefly to the letter from Peter Koenig and David Tobis regarding the Board of Trustees (“On conflicts of interest," April 12, 2017).…

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Letter to the Editor: On students’ protesting for the renaming of Horn Hall

To the Editor: I write to the students who have protested the naming of Horn Hall. While I would fight to defend your right to protest, I ask you to…

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