Six Alumni to Receive Bicentennial Medals

Bicentennial Medal During Fall Convocation on Sept. 7, the college will award six alumni with Bicentennial Medals for “significant achievement in any field of endeavor.”

This year’s recipients are: Bill Moomaw ’59, a former director of the Williams Environmental Studies Program and a policy scientist working to address global warming and climate change through international environmental policy; John Sayles ’72 and Maggie Renzi ’73, creative partners and pioneers in independent film; Michael Weiner ’83, executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association; Doug Shulman ’89, until recently the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service and now a Brookings Institution scholar; and Mariam Naficy ’91, Internet entrepreneur, e-commerce pioneer and founder and president of