Day-to-day operations of Five Colleges are carried out by the following staff, most of whom may be reached at the Five College center at 97 Spring Street in Amherst, MA 01002, (413) 542-4000.
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Debra Butler is the Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) Curriculum Development Fellow. She supports the work of NAIS faculty in providing development guidance and structural support for the new curricular components of the Mellon Foundation NAIS grant.
Kevin Kennedy (542-4017) director of strategic engagement, is the public relations officer for Five Colleges. His administrative responsibilities include work with committees in such areas as admissions, museum collaboration and student affairs, and as advisor to the Five College Student Coordinating Board. Kevin can be contacted for questions about events sponsored by Five Colleges.
Anne Prescott (585-3751) is director of the Five College Center for East Asian Studies at Smith College. She manages programs to support teaching about East Asia in K-12 schools and builds relationships among faculty members and programs at the college level. Anne also leads study tours to East Asia.
Rachel Beth Sayet is the Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) Community Development Fellow. She supports the work of NAIS faculty in providing development guidance and structural support for the new components of the Mellon Foundation NAIS grant.
Matt VanHeynigen (542-4010) is director of development and sponsored programs. He identifies and manages external funding and supervises externally-facing programs, including Five College Partnership Programs, the Five College Center for East Asian Studies, and the Five College Learning in Retirement Program.