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President Anthony W. MarxAnnual Report of Gifts 2003-04

Since Amherst's inception early 200 years ago, the notion of giving—and giving back— has been an essential aspect of the college. This is reflected in our motto, which is not a description, but a charge: Terras Irradient, “Let them give light to the world.” And it is reflected in our history, in the very identity, of what our founders called “the Charity Institution on the Hill.”

—President Anthony W. Marx

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