Colby Magazine, Summer 2000
Colby Magazine, Summer 2000
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Cover Story: The Cotters

A Legacy of Leadership
After 21 years, Bill and Linda Cotter leave Colby.

In the Summer 2000 Colby cover story
Stephen Collins '74 surveys the Cotter legacy
and the couple's lives–before, during and after Colby.


The Sex Pistols, Nietzsche and
the Will of God

Savas Zembillas '79 took a circuitous route
as he wended his way to the highest levels
of the Greek Orthodox Church.
Gerry Boyle '78 traces the path that
took Zembillas from inner-city
Gary, Indiana to the Colby stage,
to the priesthood.

+editor's desk

On Colby and style. . .



Colby peace activist and Vietnam veterans respond to A Turbulent Time (Spring 2000 Colby); Jack Foner is remembered and appreciated; an alumnus recalls foreign study in London circa 1966.



Gleanings from Earl Smith's campus newsletter include admitted students chatting on line; Dan Harris '93 on ABC News; Charles Osgood talks to Robert B. Parker '54 and Parker talks Colby; hockey coach Charlie Holt remembered; Bill Cotter gets another degree.




+on campus

Options for Adams:
Report lays out options as President William D. Adams considers Colby's future

Judge Morton Brody memorialized in new award

Adams Inauguration Set

Shirley Littlefield was sick but now she's back in Dana

Colby's 179th Commencement with excerpt from Justice Margaret H. Marshall.

Reunion Recap

Wit & Wisdom



Perfect Pitch:
Liberal arts produces three musical virtuosos

Gillian Morejon '00 fishes for answers in Chile and the Philippines

The Bard, love him or hate him


How We Teach:
Elizabeth Sagaser (English) has students wax poetic for their final exam



Breathing Life into Music:
Eric Thomas (music) brings jazz to our lives

Wayne Smith (chemistry) and Guy Filosof (French) retire

Jim Boylan (English),
winner of the Charles W. Bassett Teaching Award.



Huey and the Mountain:
James "Huey" Coleman '70 makes a movie about the mystery of Mt. Katahdin

Filmmaker Tiare White '92 writes an entire book about what they don't teach you in film school

Tim O'Brien '76 melds bluegrass with many influences in his new CD

Recent Releases

"La Esperanza,"
a poem by Elizabeth Tippet '00

Smithsonian treasures bound for Colby will drive you to abstraction



Nitro on the Diamond:
Dick Bailey is a softball coach with character

Summer sports camps bring kids–and students–to Colby

Women's lacrosse on a hot streak

Track and field reigns triumphant

Sports Shorts



Lookout for Whit:
hoop alumni restore Dick Whitmore to his old heights

Colby's student artists are given new studio space.



From Colby to Colonel:
Civil War hero Francis Hesseltine, Class of 1863 led his student troops to victory

Cotters take their show on the road for alumni clubs

Beniah C. Harding '42 remembers D-Day vividly

Patricia Charlton Jacob '65 sees living art in horses

Alfred Dostie '70 takes his banking expertise to far-flung branches

Michael Carter '80 brings good taste to Fresh Samantha

Kristen McMahon-Van Oss '92 knew she'd be swimming with whales

Joseph W. Tyler '78
Tom Claytor '85
Kathleen McKiernan '90
Qi Wang '96




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