College Leadership

Karlene Burrell-McRae '94

Dean of the College

Dean of the College Karlene Burrell-McRae 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. Finally, in partnership with faculty, she spearheads Colby’s civic engagement efforts. Most recently she was the associate dean of students and executive director of the Center for Identity + Inclusion, which included the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the LGBTQ Student Life Office, and the Office of Student Support Services, which focused on first generation, lower income, and undocumented students’ experiences. Previously, she served as the assistant dean of college and director of Black Cultural Center at Swarthmore College. Prior to Swarthmore, Dean Burrell-McRae spent 18 years at the University of Pennsylvania, where she held numerous positions with increasing responsibility within the Division of University Life, including her role as the inaugural director of Makuu, the university’s Black cultural center. A self-described community builder and collaborator, she earned a doctorate in higher education, a master’s in social work, and a master’s of science in education from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a 1994 alumna of Colby and majored in anthropology.

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Brian J. Clark

Vice President of Planning

As vice president of planning, Brian Clark plays a key role in ensuring that Colby fully supports its academic and cocurricular programs, and he leads the College’s outreach to the community, in Waterville and beyond. He came to Colby in 2014 as assistant to the president and director of planning, a senior staff position. In that capacity he worked closely with President Greene, senior leadership, the Board of Trustees, and internal and external stakeholders to organize and support the College’s efforts to develop and implement long-range and strategic planning. His efforts on Colby’s ambitious plan to help revitalize downtown Waterville have helped launch multiple projects on and around Main Street that have attracted attention across Maine and the northeast. Before coming to Colby he spent seven years at the University of Chicago in a variety of roles, finally as associate director for strategy and planning in the university’s Office of the President. A Maine native, Clark earned a bachelor’s degree in government and law and in art history from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., and a master of public policy and organizational management degree from the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine.

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Sharon L. Corwin

Carolyn Muzzy Director of the Colby College Museum of Art and Chief Curator

Carolyn Muzzy Director and Chief Curator of the Colby College Museum of Art and Professor of Art Sharon Corwin has overseen the dramatic expansion that led to a doubling of visitors in recent years and has led the successful integration of the museum into the College’s curriculum in innovative ways. Corwin received her Ph.D. in the history of art from the University of California, Berkeley. She has published several books and essays, including, Alex Katz: Maine/New York (Charta, 2012), American Modern: Documentary Photography by Abbott, Evans, and Bourke-White (University of California Press, 2010), and “Picturing Efficiency: Precisionism, Scientific Management, and the Effacement of Labor” (Representations, 2004). A scholar of American art with a strong interest in modernism and photography, she began at Colby as the Lunder Curator of American Art in 2003 and was appointed director in 2006.

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Ruth J. Jackson

Vice President for Communications

Vice President for Communications Ruth Jackson is Colby’s chief communications officer, providing vision, direction, and leadership for the College’s internal and external communications. She oversees the strategic planning behind, and the development and creation of, Colby’s communications and marketing programs, including the website, Colby Magazine, advancement and admissions materials, media relations, social media, and internal communications. A Maine native and a graduate of Brandeis University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Jackson previously worked in independent-school communications and as an editor of a consumer magazine. She began at Colby in 2004 as assistant director of communications for news and information, became director of communications in 2013, and was appointed vice president in 2015.

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Daniel G. Lugo

Vice President for College and Student Advancement

Vice President for College Advancement Dan Lugo oversees development; alumni relations; and the networking that allows Colby to offer students and alumni exceptional opportunities. Lugo began his duties at Colby in 2015 following four years as vice president and dean of admissions and financial aid at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. A graduate of Carleton College, he earned a law degree at the University of Minnesota and practiced intellectual property and entertainment law for nearly a decade. Throughout much of his career in higher education, he has helped lead and develop strategies to grow institutional resources and has worked collaboratively on communications programs that have advanced the institutions’ missions.

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Margaret T. McFadden

Provost and Dean of Faculty

As Colby’s chief academic officer, Provost and Dean of Faculty and Professor of American Studies Margaret T. McFadden supervises academic departments and programs and oversees curricular development and the faculty appointment and review processes. Chairs of departments, directors of interdisciplinary programs, the Colby Libraries and Athletics, as well as the offices of Off-Campus Study, the Registrar, Institutional Research, the Colby Writing Program, and the Center for Teaching and Learning are responsible to the provost and dean of faculty. McFadden joined the Colby faculty in 1996 and was previously associate provost. Her service to the Colby community includes, most recently, chairing the Distribution Requirements Task Force and serving on major College committees such as the Committee on Mission and Priorities and the Committee on Promotion and Tenure. She also helped lead the establishment of new initiatives, including the Center for the Arts and Humanities, the program in environmental humanities, and the Cinema Studies Program. Her work reflects her long commitment to engaged scholarship and a fully inclusive academic environment, the latter reflected in her service on Colby’s Task Force on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity. She has won teaching prizes at Colby and at Yale, where she earned her Ph.D. following undergraduate work at Wells College. As a scholar, McFadden has explored the representation of gender, race, class, and sexuality in American popular culture, from the 1930s to the present day. Her most recent book, The L Word, was published in 2014, and she is now at work on a project on gender and comedy in the 1970s.

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C. Andrew McGadney

Vice President and Dean of Student Advancement

Vice President and Dean of Student Advancement Andy McGadney oversees DavisConnects—a new global liberal arts model that infuses the pursuit of knowledge with a set of integrated research, internship, and global experiences designed to enhance the academic experience and prepare students for life after Colby. McGadney also facilitates all Board of Trustees, Overseers, trustee emeriti, and ceremonial campus events. Prior to his current role, McGadney served as the vice president and secretary of the College, where he oversaw the implementation of complex strategic initiatives that emerged through Colby’s planning process and promoted, facilitated, and supported governance practices across the College. Before his arrival on Mayflower Hill, McGadney was vice president for university advancement at Clark University for eight years, where he led a $125-million comprehensive campaign and engineered significant increases in annual giving and in corporate and foundation support. A graduate of Wesleyan University, he earned a master of public administration and policy from Columbia University and a doctorate in higher education management at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Matthew T. Proto

Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Matthew T. Proto oversees all aspects of enrollment for the College. Prior to joining the Colby community in May 2015 he served as assistant dean of admissions at Stanford University. Proto has benefited from working in multiple admissions roles, having served as director of scholar selection for the Morehead-Cain Scholars program, associate director of admission and college counseling at Choate Rosemary Hall, and assistant director of admission at Yale University. A graduate of Yale University, Proto earned a master of liberal studies degree at Wesleyan University and a doctorate in educational leadership at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Douglas C. Terp

Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer Douglas C. Terp ’84 is responsible for the administration of the business affairs of the College, including finance, facilities management, and administrative services. He serves as chief financial officer and supervises offices and departments including Dining Services, Financial Planning, Financial Services, Human Resources, Information Technology Services, Investments, Physical Plant, Risk Management, and Security. He has worked at Colby since 1987, and following 11 years as director of personnel he was named vice president in 2005. He chairs the Budget Committee and the Environmental Advisory Group and is a member of the Economics Department. At Colby Terp earned his bachelor’s degree in government in 1984. He earned an M.B.A. at Thomas College in 1995.

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Richard Y. Uchida

Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the College

As vice president, general counsel, and secretary of the College, Richard Uchida ’79 is the principal liaison to the Board of Trustees and promotes, facilitates, and supports governance practices across the College to further its long-range strategic interests. He also serves as the College’s chief legal affairs officer, representing the College on legal and regulatory issues, providing a range of legal and risk management services, and overseeing the College’s work with outside counsel. Prior to Colby, Uchida was a partner in Hinckley, Allen & Snyder, a law firm with offices in Concord, N.H., Boston, Hartford, Albany, New York City, and Providence. He was vice chair of Colby’s Board of Trustees, past chair of the Educational Policy Committee, and vice chair of the Athletics Subcommittee. He earned his law degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center, where he was an adjunct professor and a trustee until the merger with UNH. He was a member of Colby’s 2013 presidential search committee.

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Current Trustees

Eric S. Rosengren ’79, P’12, Chair of the Board
President and Chief Executive Officer, Boston Federal Reserve Bank
Leslie Dougherty Biddle ’89, Vice Chair of the Board
Partner and President, Serengeti Asset Management (2019)
Jeffrey N. Packman ’88, P’21, Vice Chair of the Board
Chief Development Officer, Clementia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (2020)
William L. Alfond ’72
Director, Dexter Enterprises Inc. (2019)
Armando Bengochea
Program Officer for Diversity and Director, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2021)
Susan E. Boland ’83
Joseph F. Boulos ’68, LL.D. ’09
Chairman, Boulos Asset Management (Life Trustee)
Alexander K. Buck Jr. ’78
President, Horizon Foundation Inc. (2018)
Sara J. Burns ’79
President and Chief Executive Officer, Central Maine Power Company (2020)
William R. Cotter, LL.D. ’00
Retired President, Oak Foundation; President Emeritus, Colby College (Life Trustee)
James B. Crawford ’64, LL.D. ’05
Retired Chairman, Carbones Inter-Americanos S.A. (Life Trustee)
James H. Crook Jr. ’78, P’11
Stephen E. Cummings ’77
President and CEO, MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation (2022)
Robert E. Diamond Jr. ’73, LL.D. ’08, P’12
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Atlas Merchant Capital (Life Trustee)
Steven M. Earle ’79
Director, Office for Diversity and Access, New York State Education Department (2018)
James A. Forese, P’16, ’18
President, Citigroup (2019)
Michael L. Gordon ’66
Cofounder and Chief Investment Officer, Angelo Gordon & Company (2021)
David A. Greene P’20
President, Colby College
Robert R. Hoopes Jr. ’89, P’20
President, VOX Global and General Manager, Fleishman Hillard Washington DC (2020)
Seth W. Lawry
Managing Director, Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (2019)
Paula Crane Lunder, D.F.A. ’98
Kenilworth, Inc. (Life Trustee)
Richard M. McVey, P’12, ’16
Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Market Axess Holdings, Inc. (2020)
John J. O’Neil III ’77
Managing Partner, National Development, LLC (2020)
Randy C. Papadellis ’79, P’14, ’18
President and Chief Executive Officer, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. (2019)
Jane Powers ’86
Director of Behavioral Health, Fenway Health (2020)
David Pulver ’63, P’93
President, Cornerstone Capital, Inc. (2018)
Kathleen Pinard Reed ’86, P’14, ’17, M.D.
Catherine Roosevelt ’89
Executive Vice President, The Collins Group (2019)
Peter M. Rouse ’68, LL.D. ’13
Senior Policy Advisor, Perkins Coie LLP (2018)
Moses Silverman ’69
Partner, Litigation Department, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (2019)
Edward A. Snyder ’75
Indra K. Nooyi Dean and William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management, Yale School of Management, Yale University (2018)
Jessica D’Ercole Stanton ’92
Sunil H. Thakor ’99
Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, Sands Capital Management, LLC (2019)
Joerose Tharakan ’08
US Alliance Partner Manager, Microsoft Corporation (2019)
Tanya E. Williams P’20
Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary-Treasurer, and Director, R2T2 Laboratories, Inc. (2021)
Anne Clarke Wolff ’87
Managing Director, Head of Global Corporate Banking, and Head of Global Leasing, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (2018)

Trustees Emeriti

Richard L. Abedon ’56
J. Robert Alpert ’54
Frank O. Apantaku ’71, P’09
1987-1993, 1994-1997
Carol M. Beaumier ’72
Robert W. Burke ’61, P’83
Levin H. Campbell, P’81
1982-1990, 1991-1999
E. Michael Caulfield ’68
Julie Sands Causey ’85
Jane Whipple Coddington ’55
Susan Comeau ’63
1987-1993, 1994-2000, 2001-2009
Ann Marie Connolly P’07
Rebecca Littleton Corbett ’74, P’09
John R. Cornell ’65, P’91, ’96
James E. Cowie ’77
Andrew A. Davis ’85, LL.D. ’15
John B. Devine Jr. ’78, P’06
Gerald Dorros Sc.D ’01, P’93, ’96, ’98, ’01
Robert M. Furek ’64 P’00
Robert Sidney Gelbard ’64 LL.D ’02, P’03
Anne Ruggles Gere ’66
Jerome F. Goldberg ’60, GP’16
William H. Goldfarb ’68, P’00
1985-1993, 1994-2002, 2003-2009, 2010-2016
Rae Jean Braunmuller Goodman ’69, P’03
Peter G. Gordon ’64
Deborah England Gray ’85
Todd W. Halloran ’84
Eugenie Hahlbohm Hampton ’55, P’80, ’81
Peter D. Hart ’64, LL.D. ’85
1989-1993, 1995-1999
Ellen Brooks Haweeli ’69
Nancy Spokes Haydu ’69
Emma J. James ’04
Nancy Joachim-Ventura ’98
Audrey Hittinger Katz ’57
Colleen A. Khoury ’64
1995-2003, 2004-2012
Harry F. Krensky ’85, P’20
Beverly Nalbandian Madden ’80, P’15
1986-1992, 1994-2002
David M. Marson ’48, P’75, GP’07, ’11
Lawrence C. McQuade
William J. Montgoris P’99
1999-2007, 2008-2015
Betsy L. Morgan ’90
Paul A. Nussbaum P’94
Kate P. Lucier O’Neil ’85
Patricia Rachal ’74
Lou Richardson Rhyne ’67
William J. Rouhana Jr. ’72, P’01, ’04
Robert C. Rowell ’49, P’75
Robert A. Rudnick ’69
William J. Ryan P’00, GP’16, ’18
Robert Sage ’49
1974-1986, 1987-1993
Richard R. Schmaltz ’62, P’87, GP’15
1976-1982, 1986-1995, 2001-2009
Paul J. Schupf, LL.D. ’06
1991-2001, 2002-2006
Dilan V. K. Siritunga ’92
Paul G. Spillane Jr. ’79, P’08
Albert Stone ’51, GP’10, ’14, ’17, ’18, ’19
W. Clarke Swanson Jr.
Michael S. Sylvester ’63
M. Anne O’Hanian Szostak ’72
1974-1982, 1995-2002
Charles Terrell ’70
Barbara Howard Traister ’65
Beth Brown Turner ’63
1989-1992, 1993-1996
Richard Y. Uchida ’79, P’19
Allan van Gestel ’57, P’84, ’00
Peter A. Vlachos ’58
Amy E. Walter ’91, Litt. D. ’17
Nancy Greer Weiland ’65, P’93
Joshua C. Woodfork ’97
John R. Zacamy Jr. ’71
1992-2001, 2002-2003
James Patrick Allen IV ’86, P’15, ’21, ’21
Retired Managing Director, Credit Suisse, (2021), Visiting Committee on Spanish
Jonathan K. Barry ’98
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs and Company (2019), Visiting Committee on Student Affairs
Jeremiah S. Burns Jr. ’81, P’17
Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, (2018)
Robert E. Compagna ’76
Retired North East Division Sales President, Rexel CLS, Inc., (2019), Visiting Committee on Jewish Studies
Eric M. DeCosta ’93
Assistant General Manager, Baltimore Ravens, (2021)
David M. Descoteaux ’91
Managing Director, UBS, (2020), Visiting Committee on Communications
David C. Fernandez ’89, P’19
Vice President and Manager, Liberty Mutual, (2018), Visiting Committee on Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Mark D. Gildersleeve ’77, P’07
President, WSI Corporation, (2019), Visiting Committee on Libraries
Lisa C. Hook ’88
Senior Vice President, People’s United Bank, (2018), Visiting Committee on Computer Science
Chih Chien Hsu ’80
Managing Director, Eddie Steamship Co., Ltd., (2021), Visiting Committee on Government
Tucker Kelton ’07
Director, Charles River Realty Investors, (2020)
Kirk J. Koenigsbauer ’89
Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Corp., (2020), Visiting Committee on the Career Center
Michael E. Koester ’94
Partner and Managing Director, Merchant Banking Division, Goldman Sachs and Company, (2019)
William H. Koster ’66
President and Chief Executive Officer, Northern Pilot Company LLC, (2018). Visiting Committees on Physics and Astronomy and on Mathematics and Statistics
Miguel Leff ’98
Attorney, Law Office of Miguel Leff, (2021)
Peter H. Lunder ’56, D.F.A. ’98
Chairman, Kenilworth, Inc., (Life Overseer)
Joseph F. Meyer ’79, P’16, ’21
Chief Financial Officer, Chi-X Asia Pacific Holdings, (2018), Visiting Committee on Government
Thadeus J. Mocarski ’84
Senior Partner, Novacap, (2021), Visiting Committee on Computer Science
Daniel B. More ’78
Principal, DBM Capital, LLC, (2020), Visiting Committee on Economics
Teresa K. Olsen ’01
Assistant Vice President and Director of Career Services, Colgate University, (2021)
Anthony W. Pasquariello ’99
Partner and Managing Director, Goldman Sachs and Company, (2021)
Michael T. Patsalos-Fox P’15, ’18
CEO, Stroz Friedberg, LLC, (2021)
Katherine S. Pope ’71
Anesthesiologist, Spectrum Medical Group, (2019), Visiting Committee on Psychology
Elizabeth K. Raftery ’98
Secretary/Treasurer, The Oaklawn Foundation, (2018), Visiting Committee on Latin American Studies
Glenn T. Rieger ’80
General Partner, NewSpring Capital, (2019), Visiting Committee on Philosophy
Michelle S. Riffelmacher ’03
Vice President, Portfolio Solutions, Macquarie Group, (2018), Visiting Committee on Music
Jennifer Alfond Seeman ’92, P’21
Co-Founder, Art2You, (2022)
Maura A. Shaughnessy ’83
Senior Vice President, Massachusetts Financial Services Investment Management, (2018), Visiting Committee on Administrative Science
Nicholas C. Silitch ’83
Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Prudential Financial, (2018)
Jeremy P. Springhorn ’84, P’19
Partner, Corporate Development, Flagship Ventures (2021)
Benjamin W. Thorndike ’78
North American Alternative Investments Leader, Mercer Investment Management, (2020)
Andrew A. Weber ’97
Partner, Orchard Global Asset Management, LLP, (2020), Visiting Committee on Mathematics and Statistics
Thomas A. Whidden ’70
Chief Executive Officer, North Technology Group, (2020), Visiting Committee on Student Affairs
Jacquelyn Lindsey Wynn ’75
Independent Consultant, (2019), Visiting Committees on Education and on Spanish

Board of Governors

Karen Linde Packman ’88, P’21 Chair of the Board
Trustee, Linde Family Foundation (2019)
Hilary Barnes Hoopes ’89, P’20, Vice Chair of the Board
Executive Associate, Museum Education Program, George Washington University (2018)
Barbara L. Alfond P’92
Theodore B. Alfond P’92
Willa Chamberlain Bodman P’11, ’14
Whitney Dayton Brunet ’01
Senior Development Officer, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School (2020)
Lindsay Leard Coolidge ’78
Art Historian (2017)
Jennifer Diamond P’12
Director, Robert and Jennifer Diamond Family Foundation (2018)
James A. Ffrench ’85, P’21
Director, Beauvais Carpets (2020)
Nancy Gardiner P’13
Partner, Hemenway & Barnes LLP (2020)
Alene H. Gelbard P’03
Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, School of International Service, American University (2017)
Michael L. Gordon ’66
Co-Founder and CEO, Angelo Gordon & Company (2019)
Kelly A. Granat
Managing Director, Lone Pine Capital (2020)
Douglas de K. Hall ’90
Swimming and Diving Assistant Coach, Colby College (2017)
Gabriella B. Jeppson ’93
Consultant, Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative (2017)
Alex Katz, D.F.A. ’84
Artist (2020)
Julia T. Lo ’14
Special Events Associate, The Studio Museum in Harlem (2020)
Peter Lunder ’56, D.F.A. ’98
Chairman, Kenilworth, Inc. (2020)
Lisa Marie Marin
Art Teacher, Jonesport-Beals High School and Elementary School (2019)
John Pelosi P’19
Partner, Pelosi, Wolf, Effron & Spates (2021)
Mark Taylor ’89
Producer & Co-Owner, Hemingway | Taylor (2020)
Seth A. Thayer Jr. ’89
President, American Arts Consulting, LLC (2017)
Daniel C. Tomson
Managing Director, Citicorp Securities, Inc. (2020)
Adam D. Weinberg, D.F.A. ’07
Alice Pratt Brown Director, Whitney Museum of American Art (2018)
Carol V. Winthrop P’12
Director, Winthrop Foundation (2019)
Sarah Workneh
Co-Director, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2020)
Kayla Zemsky ’09
Director of Programming, Larkin Development Group (2021)

Board of Governors Life Members

Paula Crane Lunder, D.F.A. ’98
Kenilworth, Inc. (Life Trustee)
Norma B. Marin


William R. Cotter, LL.D. ’00
Daphne Cummings P’90
1997-2004, 2012-2016
Gabriella De Ferrari P’03, Litt.D. ’08
Paul J. Schupf LL.D. ’06
William G. Tsiaras ’68, M.D.

Ex Officio

Bradley Borthwick
Assistant Professor of Art, Colby College (2018)
Denise Bruesewitz
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Colby College (2019)
Audrey Brunetaux
Associate Professor of French and Interim Director of the Center for the Arts and Humanities, Colby College (2018)
Sharon Corwin
Carolyn Muzzy Director and Chief Curator, Colby College Museum of Art
David A. Greene P’20
President, Colby College
Margaret McFadden
Provost and Dean of Faculty; Professor of American Studies, Colby College
Eric S. Rosengren ’79, P’12
President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Tanya Sheehan
William R. Kenan, Jr. Associate Professor and Chair of the Art Department, Colby College
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