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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Neal B. Abraham (542-4009) executive director, is responsible for the oversight of all consortial activity. He meets regularly with, and is a member of the Five College Board of Directors. He also meets with the chief academic officers (Five College Deans Council), the Principal Business Officers (PBOs), the Librarians Council, the Principal Student Affairs Officers (PSAOs) and other academic and administrative groups.
Nancy Goff (542-4010) is director of development and is responsible for all grant activities within the consortium. She convenes the chief foundation officers, the corporate and foundation officers, and several grant-related committees.
Kevin Kennedy (542-4017) director of communications, is Five College's public relations officer. He is responsible for the consortium's published materials and its website content. His administrative responsibilities include work with committees in such areas as art, 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.
Barbara Lucey (542-4004) treasurer, is responsible for all financial and administrative aspects of consortial activity, including preparation of the Five College budget. She serves as liaison and lead investigator for administrative areas of Five College collaboration. She convenes and moderates the meetings of the Principal Business Officers, the Human Resource Directors, and other administrative groups as well as the committees overseeing Five Colleges’ investments and audit. Along with Neal B. Abraham, she is a manager of Five College Net, LLC.
Yvette Morneau (542-4002) CPA, is business manager and assistant treasurer. She prepares Five Colleges, Inc.’s financial statements, audit materials, and tax-related filings. She supervises Five College accounting and the business office as well as convening the Emergency Management, Health, and Public Safety group and serving as a liaison to the Five College Learning in Retirement program.
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.
Nate Therien (542-4011) director for academic programs, staffs a number of academic councils and committees, including the certificate programs in African studies and Asian/Pacific/American studies, and the East Asian languages program. He also oversees two key funds supporting collaborative activity, the Faculty Seminar Fund and the Lecture Fund, and facilitates new projects. Through meetings with the registrars, he monitors the interchange and assists in coordinating the Five College Academic Calendar.
Amy Wordelman (542-5264) is director of the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages. She is responsible for the FCCSWL's language programing and curriculum development projects. She provides leadership on all continuing and new initiatives and oversees technical support and resources as well as managing the administrative, program, and advising operations for the center.