The number of countries represented by current Colby students, as represented by the 81 flags that were the backdrop to Colby’s 199th convocation Sept. 6. The convocation, open to the campus community, was held on Miller Lawn. The Class of 2020 was welcomed by President David A. Greene and Dean of the College Karlene Burrell-McRae ’94. The convocation address to this global community was given by Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of History Robert S. Weisbrot, who spoke of “the wonderful challenges we have at Colby to reinvent the world, both in the realm of ideas and of deeds.”