Claiming Williams 2017

For the ninth annual Claiming Williams Day, the campus is invited to reflect on the theme of Moral Courage.  Through a series of workshops, panels, presentations and other activities on February 2, 2017, we will explore how, when, and why people act to do the right thing despite possible repercussions… Continue reading »

Williams Participates in the Institute on Teaching & Mentoring

Williams, in partnership with the Liberal Arts Diversity Officers consortium (LADO) attended the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring hosted by the Compact for Faculty Diversity. The Institute on Teaching and Mentoring is the largest gathering of minority Ph.D. scholars in the country. For 20 years, the Institute has provided workshops,… Continue reading »

Sonia Sanchez Delivers Annual Davis Center Lecture

On October 27, 2016, Sonia Sanchez delivered the annual Davis Lecture. Her lecture, titled “Push Ups for Peace”, was attended by students, faculty, staff and community members from the surrounding Berkshire County area. Sanchez is a renowned scholar, poet, playwright and activist who has been an influential force in African… Continue reading »

Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity & Equity

Dear Members of the Williams Community, It is with great pleasure that I report that Ngonidzashe Munemo, Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Global Studies Program, has agreed to serve as the next Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity and Equity. He will assume the role on July… Continue reading »

Swann named new Associate Dean for Diversity

“I’m happy to report that Karen Swann, professor of English and a long-time member of the Committee on Diversity and Community, has agreed to succeed Carmen [Whalen]. This relatively new position has brought great value to the college, as I know it will continue to with someone serving in it… Continue reading »