Terrell Looks at Activism at Colby, Encourages Speaking Out

Trustee Charles Terrell ’70 reflected on Colby’s history of activism—and his own—at a student-organized event in March. One week after a group of students interrupted the ceremonial end to the Bicentennial Address Feb. 27, Charles Terrell ’70—an icon of activism at Colby for his leadership in the chapel takeover—delivered the endnote address for the Pugh […]

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