Opinions & Expressions

Making the Most of the Fiscal Crisis

By President Adam Falk I came to Williams as it was exiting the global economic crisis as from a cold shower, with energy high and senses fully alert. And while few would long to repeat the experience, it’s now clear to me, nearing the end of my status as newcomer, that the College definitely made

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Learn

The story about the math/statistics professors and the responses by the students makes me feel very enthusiastic about Williams, more than I have for a while (“Fun, Seriously,” January 2011). I have been telling my grandchildren to study statistics, as it is the key to understanding the real world. —Stephen Stolzberg ’63, Portland, Ore.  

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Perfect

I cannot think of many times I have ever enjoyed reading a college publication as I experienced this morning with the January 2011 issue. Some of my wife Mary’s and my happiest moments were when we got “Parents of the Williams Crew” off the ground in 1993. —R.C. Everett, 1996 Eph parent, Scarsdale, N.Y.  

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Options

I was dismayed to read about the Gaudino Option in the September 2010 Review. One of the greatest lessons the College is capable of imparting to its students is that we all are responsible for the work we do. Our school work and our professional work represent, in some significant way, the people we are.

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