Event-planningAre you responsible for helping coordinate and/or plan events at Colby, such as for your department or faculty?

If you are new to Colby or new to planning events, come to meet Karen Farrar Ledger, the Director of Campus Events and learn the ins and outs, best practices and little-known secrets of successful events at Colby. 

In this 1.5-hour session, Karen will talk about:

  • How the scheduling system works
  • Who can schedule an event
  • What steps are involved in planning a successful event
  • Other information about contracts, liability, college policies and best practices

Bring your questions and join us.

About the facilitator(s):


Karen Farrar Ledger, Director of Campus Events 


Karen has been at Colby since 1981, where she began as the faculty manuscript typist, followed by working in the Vice Presidents Office and now in the Office of Campus Events (formerly called Scheduling).  She has an AS and a BS in Business Administration, and a Masters in Public Administration.  Karen has vast experience with planning events from simple meetings to board meetings, conferences, weddings, funerals and commencement.

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