Stand With Us Now: February 1, 2018 is Claiming Williams Day

On February 1, 2018, Claiming Williams Day will invite the college community to Stand with Us Now — to come together to consider ways to support each other across the differences — racial, religious, national origin, gender, political, economic, and others — that strengthen the community. Throughout the day there… Continue reading »

The Williams Libraries Diversity Discussion Group

Over the course of the academic year, the libraries have engaged in a discussion group reflect on diversity and inclusion in libraries.  The purpose is to have conversations in a safe space, using a  shared vocabulary to understand issues of diversity in academic libraries. Johnathan Miller, Director of Libraries at… Continue reading »

Annie Valk speaks at the Oral History Symposium

On Thursday, May 25, Anne Valk, Associate Director of Public Humanities, spoke at the Oral History Symposium organized by the Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center at Berkshire Community College.  Her talk focused on elements of planning an oral history project.  Valk frequently guides students on oral history projects and recently… Continue reading »

Williams Participates in LADO Trips to Stanford University and University of California, Davis

Ngonidzashe Munemo, Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity and Equity and Associate Professor of Political Science and Noah Sandstrom, Professor of Psychology, participated in the Liberal Arts Diversity Officers consortium (LADO) visits to Stanford University and the University of California, Davis.  During the visits, Munemo and Sandstrom discussed hiring, faculty development,… Continue reading »

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