About Us

The Goldfarb Center
Colby is nationally recognized for offering world-class academic programs and a growing array of civic engagement opportunities. Through The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, Colby students make connections between their work in the classroom and contemporary political, economic, social and environmental issues. 

The Center, founded in 2003 with a generous gift from Colby Trustee William Goldfarb '68, P '00 brings faculty and students together with local, state, national and international leaders to explore creative, interdisciplinary approaches to the complex challenges facing today's world.