Amherst’s problems are society’s problems
Arecent article in The Chronicle attributed divisions of race, class, gender, and athletics at my institution, Amherst College, to an abstraction that the writer, Jack Stripling, labels the "Amherst chain of being." To state the truth in less-fanciful terms: What he’s talking about are longstanding societywide problems, hardly ones that are limited to any one institution.
Originally published: February 23, 2017
Author: Biddy Martin
Institution: Amherst College
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed