Lever Press held its first annual gathering of the representatives of all its participating institutions at Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, on October 9. Lisa Trivedi, Professor of History at Hamilton College and interim chair of the Editorial Board, addressed the gathering by videoconference, relating the process by which the eleven faculty members comprising the board articulated Lever’s first statement of its editorial program. Terri Fishel, Lever’s treasurer, provided an update on revenue and expenses to date, and participants received copies of Lever’s report of its study of scholarly publishing needs in the context of liberal arts colleges (a copy of which may be read and downloaded at this link).