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From the College - June 5, 2024

Williams bestows four high school teachers with the Olmsted Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching.

Each spring, Williams seniors nominate high school teachers who played influential roles in their lives and education.

A student in a cap and gown holding their diploma over their head walks among rows of graduates at Williams College's 235th Commencement on Sunday, June 2.
Commencement 2024 - June 4, 2024

Celebrating Williams’ 235th Commencement

See a recap of all the weekend’s festivities at

From the College - June 2, 2024

Local students graduate from Williams College.

Six local graduates receive Bachelor of Arts degrees at Williams’ 235th Commencement.

Photograph from the Williams College Commencement in 2024
235th Commencement - May 28, 2024

Williams to Celebrate its 235th Commencement on June 2

The college is expected to confer 493 bachelor’s degrees, 14 Master of Arts degrees and 30 Master of Arts in Policy Economcis. See all the details at

President Maud S. Mandel sits at a table signing a document as others behind her watch.
From the College - May 21, 2024

President Mandel signs pledge to work toward a plastic-free campus

On May 20, President Maud S. Mandel signed a pledge to further reduce plastic use at Williams, joining 19 other organizations in an environmental endeavor known as the Break Free From Plastic Campus Pledge. The pledge is an initiative of the Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) and strengthens Williams’ sustainability goals in accordance with the college’s…

From the College - May 17, 2024

Williams College names two Bolin Fellows for 2024-26, honoring the legacy of Williams’ first Black graduate and promoting faculty diversity.

Venus Mary Green and Junli Song will be joining Williams’ current Bolin Fellows, Da’Von Boyd and René Cordero, this fall.

From the College - May 14, 2024

This year’s graduates of the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art will present on major topics in the field on May 31.

Media contact: Jim Reische, Chief Communications Officer Tel: 413-597-2025; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., May 14, 2024—On Friday, May 31, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art will host public presentations at the Clark Art Institute’s Manton Research Center by the Program’s graduating Masters students. The presentations, timed in conjunction…