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Hampshire College

893 West St
Amherst, MA 01002-5001

General Phone: 413-549-4600
Financial Aid Phone: 413-559-5484
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts

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Ralph Hexter becomes Hampshire College's fifth president - Providence Eyewitness News

AMHERST, Mass. Hampshire College has a new president.Ralph Hexter becomes the fifth person to head the Amherst school, succeeding Gregory Smith Prince, who stepped down this year after 16 years on the job.A gathering of more than 700 was on hand yesterday for Hexter's inauguration.A native of Cleveland, Ohio, the 52-year-old Hexter has degrees from Yale; Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and Harvard. He also served as executive dean of letters and sciences at the University of California at Berkeley.Founded in 1965, Hampshire College is a deliberately untraditional liberal arts school that has a student population of about 13-hundred. Copyright 2005 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Local News Fall flooding in the Ocean State Carcieri declares state of emergency Officials fear Taunton dam may fail Pinpoint Weather Hurricane Tracker Download the new 2005 Pinpoint Doppler 12 Hurricane Tracker today and track storms at your desktop. more» Providence Journal City Cam Eyewitness News RSS Feeds Try the very latest way to read Eyewitness News headlines. Never miss an important story! more» Review underway of case against men who attacked governor’s aide Sewage spilling into Blackstone River Days later, water still affected by - more available