Scene & Herd

McInerney, Coakley Top Commencement

Members of the Class of 2010 and their families and friends participated in a weekend packed with activities leading up to the College’s 221st Commencement on June 6. Highlights included a baccalaureate address by Martha Coakley ’75, attorney general for Massachusetts and Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, and a commencement address by Jay McInerney ’76,

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Malcolm New Alumni & Development VP

John Malcolm ’86, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Greater Los Angeles, will return to Williams in July as VP for alumni relations and development. Malcolm currently oversees programs matching volunteer mentors with more than 1,500 youth, most of whom live at or below the poverty level. He previously was VP

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N. Academic Building Now Hollander Hall

The north academic building, completed in 2008, has been named Hollander Hall by Richard and Jackie Hollander in honor of their sons Jordan and Adam, both Class of 2010. Inspired by Williams’ effect on the lives of their sons and fellow students—and by their deep admiration for Morty Schapiro’s Williams presidency—the Hollanders funded the building’s

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Sports Wrap

Cedar Blazek ’13 has set a new single-season home run record for women’s softball, scoring her 10th with a two-run homer as the Ephs swept Amherst in a double header in May. Blazek is responsible for three of the Ephs’ walkoff wins during the season. The women’s track team captured its 10th consecutive NESCAC crown

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Bolton Named Dean

Physics professor and department chair Sarah Bolton will begin a three-year term as dean of the College on July 1. Bolton has held many positions on campus, including as chair of both the Faculty Steering Committee and physics department and as a member of the Committee on Educational Policy, Faculty Review Panel and Council of

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Wms. Club Operations Move to Princeton Club

The 97-year-old Williams Club moved its membership program and related activities to the Princeton Club of New York on June 1, ceasing its own hospitality and restaurant operations. In a letter to the campus community in May, Mike Reed ’75, VP of strategic planning and institutional diversity and acting VP of alumni relations and development,

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In Memoriam

Lawrence Graver, the John Hawley Roberts Professor of English, emeritus, died Feb. 28 at his home after a long illness. He was 78. To read his complete obituary, visit http://tinyurl.com/graverobituary.

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