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Three Steps Forward
Morris Dees speaks on war against hate

Diallo's Mother Speaks at Colby
"He was doing nothing wrong. He was not armed. . ."


Award Honors the Late Morton A. Brody
First recipient devotes career to judiciary


Plane Crash Claims Edson V. Mitchell '75
Colby benefactor dies in plane crash; award bestowed in his name


Paul Paganucci Passes
Trustee, longtime Colby friend, dies at 69


Colby By the Numbers
How many tons of fertilizer?

  Wit and Wisdom
What we're saying and where we're saying it

Q & A
Alan LaPan talks about being there for students, "out" at Colby


Colby Friend Paganucci Passes

Paul Paganucci

Paul D. Paganucci

Paul D. Paganucci, a Colby trustee since 1975, died at his home in Hanover, N.H., on February 26 at the age of 69. A native of Waterville, he earned degrees at Dartmouth, the Amos Tuck School and Harvard Law School prior to a distinguished career in business, finance and academe. During his career he served as president and later chair of the executive committee of W.R. Grace & Co.; as president of Lombard, Vitalis & Paganucci Inc., a member of the New York Stock Exchange; as vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer at Dartmouth College; and as founding chairman of Ledyard National Bank in Hanover.

He and his wife, Marilyn, endowed scholarships at Colby, and last year they established the Paul and Marilyn Paganucci Chair in Italian Language and Literature. Paganucci led the trustees' Investment Committee for many years and was credited for the successful performance of the endowment and its diversification into new investment vehicles. He was praised as "the conscience of the board" for the fiscal discipline he brought to the College's investment strategies, which emphasized long-term priorities and especially growth of the endowment.

He is survived by his wife and two children, Elizabeth and Thomas, both of New Hampshire.


Small Triumphs: Alex Quigley '99 finds reason for both hope and despair in the Mississippi Delta
A Ray of Hope: Brittany Ray '93 inspires where she found her inspiration
An Education CEO: Robert Furek '65 brings accountability to Hartford public schools
Charting Success: James Verrilli '83 directs charter school turn-around in Newark
Perspectives on Reform: Colby experts discuss reform and the purpose of education

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