Amherst College ( / ˈæmərst / ( listen)  AM-ərst) is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts. Founded in 1821 as an attempt to relocate Williams College by its then-president Zephaniah Swift Moore, Amherst is the third oldest institution of higher education in Massachusetts. 
Amherst College ( / ˈæmərst / ( listen)  AM-ərst) is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1821 as an attempt to relocate Williams College . References [ change | change source] ↑ "Terras Irradient". Amherst College. Archived from the original on March 24, 2016. Retrieved July 24, 2016.
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Ernest Hatch Wilkins 1900, president of Oberlin College (1927–1946) Stanley King 1903, eleventh president of Amherst College J. Seelye Bixler 1916, 16th president of Colby College Lewis Williams Douglas 1916, ninth Principal of McGill University Dexter Keezer 1918, president of Reed College Charles W. Cole 1927, twelfth president of Amherst College
Biddy Martin was elected the 19 th president of Amherst College in June 2011. She had served as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 2008 and as Cornell University’s provost from 2000 to 2008. Martin was raised outside of Lynchburg, Va., in rural Campbell County, and graduated as valedictorian from Brookville High School.
This family homestead was the Frosts' summer home until 1938, and is used today as The Frost Place, a museum and poetry conference site. During the years 1916–20, 1923–24, and 1927–1938, Frost taught English at Amherst College in Massachusetts, notably encouraging his students to account for the sounds of the human voice in their writing.
Sep 18, 2007 · 2006-08-04 12:01 AWBridges 1200×1600×8 (876061 bytes) A photograph of College Row at Amherst College. College Row consists of the four student dormitories Williston, South, North, and Appleton Halls, and Johnson Chapel at center.