|Date: May 26, 2000
Contact: Margaret Viens
Phone: (207) 872-3190
Colby Reunion Weekend Begins Friday
Approximately 1,500 alumni and guests are expected to visit Waterville from Friday, June 2, through Sunday, June 4, for Colby Colleges 2000 Reunion Weekend. Colby graduates from the 1920s to the 1990s will participate in scheduled campus events such as class dinners, book signings with Colby authors, swing dance classes and educational panels with alumni and faculty. Golf outings, a museum tour and boat trips are among off-campus activities.
Friday night the Alumni Association will present awards. Retiring President William R. Cotter and his wife, Linda K. Cotter, will receive the Ernest C. Marriner Distinguished Service Award. Trustee Edson V. Mitchell 75 will receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Jack Alex 50, Louis 55 and Kathleen McConaughy Zambello 56, Jane Whipple Coddington 55, Joanne Weddell Magyar 71 and Susan Conant Cook 75 will receive Colby Brick Awards.
Saturday at 11 a.m. alumni will march in the parade of classes. The following events on Saturday, June 3, are open to the public free of charge:
2 p.m. Results from the Colby Student Lifestyle Survey
2 p.m. Teaching at Colby Today
3 p.m. From Washington to Waterville: Why the 2000 Elections are Important and Who's Going to Win, Stuart Rothenberg 70, editor, The Rothenberg Political Report, Lovejoy 213
3 p.m. Sports and Leisure, Mirror of American Culture
3 p.m. Caught in the Web, Challenging Issues in Information Technology at Colby