News & Announcements

From the College

Collette Chilton, Williams’ chief investment officer, receives Americas Industry Leadership Award from 100 Women in Finance.

Collette Chilton, chief investment officer, has received the 2022 Americas Industry Leadership Award from 100 Women in Finance, a global finance industry organization. 

From the College

Safa Zaki, the John B. McCoy and John T. McCoy Professor of Psychology, will serve a second term as dean of the faculty.

Zaki’s second term as dean of faculty will begin on July 1, 2023, and continue through June 30, 2026.

From the College

Four faculty have received the Nelson Bushnell ’20 Prize for excellence in teaching and writing.

Williams has named this year’s recipients of the Nelson Bushnell ’20 Prize, the college’s major award for faculty excellence as teachers and mentors.

From the College

Efraín Agosto, visiting professor of Latinx studies and religion, is honored for his mentorship of scholars of color in biblical studies.

Efraín Agosto, visiting professor of Latinx studies and religion, has received  the Society for Biblical Literature and its Committee on Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession’s Outstanding Mentor Award. 

From the College

Eleven faculty members have been appointed to named chairs.

At the start of the 2022-23 academic year, 11 Williams College faculty members have received named chair positions.

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From the College

Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Testa Friedman ’91 will speak at Convocation and receive a Bicentennial Medal along with five other alumni.

Williams College will present Bicentennial Medals at Fall Convocation on Saturday, Sept. 10, to six accomplished alumni, including Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman ’91, the Convocation speaker.