June 2015 Featured Book
John William Ward: An American Idealist
“When Townsend looks back on his years at Amherst, he remembers the late 1960s and the 1970s as a particularly memorable era — times that were “uplifting and exciting and confusing,” as he puts it — as the social and political forces roiling the country washed up on Amherst College’s shores as well. Smack-dab in the middle of those tumultuous years was the college’s president, John William Ward…” – Daily Hampshire Gazette
- Watch a video of Kim Townsend and Rand Cooper ’80 discussing the book.
- Read a review and excerpt.
- Learn more about the author.
- Visit Amherst Reads on Goodreads and start a discussion.
See related interview of Kim Townsend