From Humble Beginnings

The foundation of one of the most distinguished careers in higher education was built in an unlikely place and time. John Chandler served as president of Hamilton for five years and Williams for 12. He was president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, chairman of the board of Duke and adviser to some

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Eyewitness to History

An engraving by Paul Revere depicts British troops firing upon Americans in front of the Customs House in Boston on March 5, 1770.

Two of John Chandler’s achievements, the creation of Winter Study and, as Williams’ president, the partnership with Exeter College at the University of Oxford, came together this past January when six students from Exeter College joined seven from Williams in the Winter Study course Eyewitnesses to History: American Treasures in the Chapin Library. This was

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