Published January 12, 2010 | Issue: Winter 2010
In the annual report of the president for 2008-09
, William D. Adams breaks tradition and looks at current initiatives to reform major aspects of a Colby education. Entering his 10th year as president of Colby, Adams describes an intensive review of the curriculum being conducted by the faculty and outlines efforts to change the campus culture as Colby grapples with patterns of excessive drinking. He also looks at budgetary challenges over the past year and at Colby's ambitious plans going forward.
President Adams's essay is part of a full President's Report online, with financial highlights, a link to a special endowment report
, and lists of college officers
, trustees, overseers, museum governors, and alumni and parents' executive committees.