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Hampshire College Continues To Experiment With Education

Hampshire College

Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts – the liberal arts college known for educational innovations -- is marking its 45th anniversary.  Jonathan Lash is beginning his fifth year as Hampshire College president. Lash, a former president of the World Resources Institute, is recognized as an expert on solutions to global climate change.   WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Lash.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.