Taken together, the changes greatly simplify the financial aid process for families, who have traditionally had to manage a complex portfolio of grants, loans and student work requirements, the college said.
Today, the college is once again bustling with students, faculty and staff, learning, living and working on campus. Throughout the Berkshires, communities are starting to emerge and look to the future again.
CTD presents student and world-class artists celebrating diverse and challenging theatre, music, and dance programming for the Williams College community and beyond. All virtual programming is free and open to all.
Pasachoff has been observing total solar eclipses together with Williams College students for 50 years, since he came to Williams in 1972 and took students to an eclipse only 10 days after his arrival.
Williams' Summer Exploration Initiative augments the college's need-based financial aid policies and is part of a larger commitment to what it is calling "True Affordability" to help ensure that all students can experience the totality of a Williams education.
The Williams College Museum of Art has been in the queue for a new building for years as the college has dramatically revamped its campus over the past two decades.
Now the nearly 100-year-old museum is finally getting its turn at a new facility.
Since 2011, the Warrior-Scholar Project has been working to "ensure that every degree-seeking enlisted veteran and transitioning service member succeeds in the transition to higher education and beyond."
For members of Williams College's class of 2021, Monday was a day to celebrate the grit and hard work that got them through the last four years.
But their class speaker reminded them it also was about something else: the privilege that got them to Williams in the first place.
The college previously announced that instead of its traditional June commencement exercises, it will hold a Senior Celebration on May 31. Since grades will not yet be completed for the spring semester, seniors will not receive diplomas at the Monday ceremony.
Mandel taught at Brown as a visiting assistant professor, and then as professor of history and Judaic studies while also serving as dean of the college before joining Williams as president in July 2018.
In the interim, the college agreed to work with the commission to document the histories of Chandler House and Hardy House and to advertise their availability to anyone who wants to preserve the structures in whole or in part.
The college's actions have included an investigation by its Campus Safety and Security Department into a Friday night party that reportedly drew 80 to 100 people to Wood House in contradiction to the school's COVID-19 protocols.
This series was organized by Professor of Art Stefanie Solum along with other faculty members of the Lecture Committee, which is currently chaired by Greg Mitchell, chair and associate professor of women's, gender, and sexuality studies.
Williams College saw the expected number of positive COVID-19 test results in its student population as it moved into the spring semester, officials said on Thursday.
Most of those positive tests were found among students before they returned to campus.