Library Renovation To Restore Reading Room

  Substantial renovations in Miller Library will remodel the entrance and the first floor and will restore the historic main-floor reading room over the next two years. The $8.7-million project approved by trustees in April will significantly expand study space for students and will bring together academic support including the Center for Teaching and Learning, […]

In Their Footsteps, 1864-1913

Waterville College. Colby University. Colby College. The 50-year period that began with the Civil War was marked by dramatic changes that went deeper than a name, including the war, debate of the place of women at the College, and a gift from philanthropist Gardner Colby, who left his name and allowed for the College's survival.

The Spiritual Life of Colby College: Then, now, next

by Kurt D. Nelson I was 25 years old when I took my first job in college chaplaincy. Tasked with bolstering the programmatic life of Dartmouth College’s Tucker Foundation, I operated under the fairly meaningless and entirely made-up title Multi-Faith Program Advisor. Weeks into the job, I was asked to lead a memorial service for […]

In Their Footsteps

The Maine Theological and Literary Institution, soon renamed Waterville College, was a very different place from the Colby College of today. Or was it?

Mestieri Moves On

Football coach Ed Mestieri announced Dec. 3 that he was resigning, and a national search was launched to have a new head coach in place for the 2012 season. Mestieri was head coach of the team for the past eight seasons and spent 23 years in all at Colby, including time as offensive coordinator, offensive […]

Class Act

Dean of Admissions Parker Beverage retires after helping to enroll more than 11,000 Colby students