Leadership ‘Built on Trust and Shared Goals’
Q&A with President Jonathan Lash: Find out what drew him to Hampshire, his favorite aspects of the job so far, what causes him to lose sleep, and why he rides his bike to work.
School Deans in Their Words
NSS poses one question each to the leaders of Hampshire’s five interdisciplinary Schools, limiting them to (roughly) 100-word answers.
Curiosity, Connecting, and Customer Service
How does one become president of a major corporation known for its leadership as an outdoor gear and clothing retailer? It takes a bold vision—and the courage, persistence, and insight to make that vision a reality.
Activism in Public Spaces
Hampshire graduates advocate for change, organize voices within and on behalf of the Occupy movement, empower girls through rock, and successfully run for mayor at age 23.
Campus and Community
Gaye Hill became actively involved with Hampshire and joined the board of trustees because she was so impressed with the education that her son, Colin Hill Urbina 02F, received.
Recent releases by alumni and faculty.
The Civil Liberties and Public Policy program (CLPP) celebrates 30 years of educating collaborative leaders and building a movement for reproductive rights and justice.
When screenwriter Will Reiser 99S talks about writing, he sounds less like a scribe and more like a psychologist.
Late last spring, coincidentally on the very same Wednesday that Jonathan Lash was announced as the College’s next president, Alex Torpey 05F was elected village president of South Orange, NJ.
Planned giving is a familiar topic for Ellen Sturgis 77F. As a financial administrator, Sturgis has worked with numerous nonprofit organizations over the years. One challenge she regularly faces is encouraging supporters to think of those nonprofits when creating their wills.
Despite the list of noteworthy women in rock music, it is still considered largely a man’s game. Ann Hackler 77F is working to change that.
Hampshire College made a profound impact on the lives of Jonathan 70F and Grace (Jackson) Scott 73S. By starting the Community Scholars Fund for Educational Opportunity, they hope to see even more students have extraordinary experiences.
Hampshire’s newest elected alumni trustee, Kim Saal 70F, is already envisioning ways in which he can help the College grow and thrive.