AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni Association will present its annual Distinguished Alumni Awards on Wednesday, April 13, at noon in the Great Hall of the Massachusetts State House. House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi and Senate President Robert E. Travaglini will make brief remarks. A luncheon will then be followed by remarks from President Jack Wilson, Chancellor John V. Lombardi and Alumni Association President Jess Kane ''70.
Carroll Varner, director of academic library services at East Carolina University and a candidate for director of Libraries, will participate in an open forum with faculty and staff on Monday, April 11, 3:15-4:15 p.m., in 911-15 Campus Center.
Robert A. Hill, professor in the department of history and African studies at UCLA, will give a talk on “The Enduring Greatness of the ''Souls of Black Folks''” on Monday, April 11 at 4:30 p.m. in 904-08 Campus Center.