About the Dean of the College Division


The Dean of the College Division unifies the campus community through the intersections and integration of intellectual engagement, student life, and community citizenship. We support Colby’s institutional commitment to transformative learning experiences that inspire our students to fulfill their academic goals, find their passion and become purposeful, compassionate, and global citizens.

Dean of the College: Karlene Burrell-McRae ’94

Dean of the College Karlene Burrell-McRae ’94 works collaboratively with the president, senior officers, and faculty to provide leadership and promote the vision of a fully integrated student experience, combining the curricular and cocurricular dimensions of student life, illuminating the connection between students’ intellectual and personal development. Dean Burrell-McRae leads new and existing initiatives to foster a diverse and inclusive community. Continue reading