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Jonathan Lash
President, Hampshire College

Jonathan Lash is president of Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., among the most innovative liberal arts colleges in the country where students design their own program of study and recruit a faculty committee to guide them -- a “graduate school for undergraduates.” Lash is an internationally recognized environmental leader who served previously as president of World Resources Institute (WRI), as chair of the President’s Council on Sustainable Development for Bill Clinton, and as senior staff attorney of the Natural Resources Defense Council. He also served as Vermont's Environmental Secretary and Commissioner under Governor Madeleine Kunin, as well as a Peace Corps volunteer and trainer.

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