New Greek prime minister is second in recent years who attended Amherst College
Sitting in the hot seat of a country in turmoil, Greece’s new prime minister might well be looking back to his college days — at dear old Amherst College, the small liberal arts school in Western Massachusetts. Antonis Samaras, an Amherst and Harvard Business School graduate, was sworn in Wednesday. In a strange alignment of the stars, Samaras is the second Greek prime minister in recent years who attended Amherst, which currently enrolls about 1,700 undergraduates. He is also the third Greek prime minister in a row who went to college in Massachusetts.