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William Pierson; art professor influenced generations of curators

''The Holy Trinity'' of art professors at Williams College: (from left) Whitney S. Stoddard, S. Lane Faison Jr. , and William H. Pierson Jr. ''The Holy Trinity'' of art professors at Williams College: (from left) Whitney S. Stoddard, S. Lane Faison Jr. , and William H. Pierson Jr. (williams college/file 1992)
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / December 12, 2008

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With a rich baritone, equally at home singing in a choir or delivering actor's lines, William H. Pierson Jr. introduced decades of Williams College students to the wonders of architecture, painting, and photography. And when class ended, he did something most teachers would consider outlandish. (Full article: 1066 words)

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