Amherst College

Amherst College

Amherst College

Overview
Date Founded

1821

Headquarters

PO Box 5000,Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Employees (Worldwide)

3,529

Industries

Trusts & Funds
Investment Services & Portfolio Management
Schools & Student Services

Company Description

Amherst College educates men and women of exceptional potential from all backgrounds so that they may seek, value, and advance knowledge, engage the world around them, and lead principled lives of consequence. Amherst brings together the most promising students, whatever their financial need, in order to promote diversity of experience and ideas within a purposefully small residential community. Working with faculty, staff, and administrators dedicated to intellectual freedom and the highest standards of instruction in the liberal arts, Amherst undergraduates assume substantial responsibility for undertaking inquiry and for shaping their education within and beyond the curriculum. Amherst College is committed to learning through close colloquy and to expanding the realm of knowledge through scholarly research and artistic creation at the highest level. Its graduates link learning with leadership—in service to the College, to their communities, and to the world beyond.

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Executives & Employees

President

Chief Invest Officer

Provost

Chief Advancement Officer

Chief Communications Officer

A. Prov./Dean of Faculty

Chief of Campus Operations

Controller

Samuel A. Hitchcock Professor of Mineralogy & Geology, Associate Provost & Associate Dean of the Faculty

Chair of Russian Department

Board of Directors

President at Amherst College

Managing Director, Business & Government Software & Services at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

Chief Executive Officer at Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute

Chief Legal Officer at Cruise LLC

Distinguished Alumni
David J. Field is now Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Entercom Communications Corp.
Edward Rosenfeld is now Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Steven Madden Ltd.
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Advisors & Consultants
Investment Manager

The Baupost Group is an opportunistic, value-oriented, open mandate investor that seeks to invest their capital to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns over an extended period of time. The firm seeks to invest in assets which are undervalued relative to their market price.

Investment Manager

NGP Energy Capital Management LLC operates as a private equity firm in the natural resources industry. It considers investment in companies specializing in the oil and gas acquisitions and exploitation; oil and gas development drilling; midstream acquisitions and development opportunities; and oil and gas minerals and royalties. The company was founded by Kenneth Alfredo Hersh and David Russell Albin in 1988 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Investment Manager

LPC’s investment strategy for their funds is driven by fundamental, bottom-up research. Their fundamental research includes, without limitation, the following methods: meeting with company management (and conducting reference checks where practicable), speaking with customers, competitors and suppliers, consultation with industry experts and reading publicly available information and financial filings. In providing investment management and advisory services to their funds, LPC formulates its investment objectives, directs and manages the investment and reinvestment of the LPC Funds’ assets, and provides reports to the investors in the LPC Funds.

Advisor

Chairman at Lipman Hearne, Inc.

Consultant

Founder at HMA2 Architects

Consultant

Former Vice President & Director at The Clowes Fund Incorporated

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$408M
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$2,500
12/31/2019
$2,000
12/31/2019
Suppliers
Barr & Barr, Inc. Real Estate | New York, NY

Barr & Barr, Inc. provides construction management and building services. The firm offers renovation services for commercial and institutional projects, educational, health care, laboratory, research, commercial, religious and historical buildings. It has offices in Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut and New Jersey. The company was founded by Joseph R. Barr in 1927 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

KieranTimberlake LLC Other Business & Consulting Services | Philadelphia, PA

KieranTimberlake LLC offers architecture services. It provides research, and innovative design and planning services. The firms projects include programming, planning and design of all types of new structures, interiors and renovation, reuse and conservation of existing structures. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

2U, Inc. Internet Software & Services | Landover, MD

2U, Inc. engages in the provision of education technology for nonprofit colleges and universities. It operates through the following segments: Degree Program and Alternative Credential. The Degree Program segment provides technology and services to nonprofit colleges and universities to enable the online delivery of degree programs. The Alternative Credential segment provides premium online short courses and technical, skills-based boot camps through relationships with nonprofit colleges and universities. The company was founded by Christopher J. Paucek on April 2, 2008 and is headquartered in Lanham, MD.

Awards & Honors
Rank #287
2009
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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