Colby Colby Commencement 2001
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Commencement 2001 Roundup

Commencement Weekend:
schedule of events

Read President Adams's Baccalaureate address.

Commencement address by Reverend Peter Gomes

Senior Class Speaker Address by Todd W. Miner

Press Release:
Reverend Peter Gomes,
Commencement Speaker

Read Commencement citations for:
Reverend Peter Gomes
Gerald Dorros
Robert H. Edwards
Linda J. Greenlaw '83

Honorary Degree Recipient Bios:
Gerald Dorros
Robert H. Edwards
Rev. Peter J. Gomes
Linda J. Greenlaw '83

Past Commencement Speakers

Other Links
About Colby

Virtual Tour

Date Time Event Location
Friday, May 25 6 p.m. Dinner (lobster bake) Roberts lawn (1, 2, 5)
8 p.m. A cappella musical performance Lorimer Chapel
Saturday, May 26 8-9:30 a.m. Breakfast Dana Dining Hall
8 a.m. Phi Beta Kappa breakfast
(by invitation only)
Cotter Union
10:30 a.m. Baccalaureate Lorimer Chapel (3)
12 p.m. Picnic lunch Roberts lawn (2, 4, 5)
2 p.m. Student-produced documentaries from "American Dreams 2001" Given Auditorium
4:30 p.m. President's Reception President's House lawn (9)
5:30 p.m. Commencement Banquet Fieldhouse (2, 5)
7 p.m. A cappella musical performance Lorimer Chapel
9 p.m. Commencement Ball Cotter Union (6, 9)
9 p.m. Coffee/dessert and entertainment Joseph Family Spa
Sunday, May 27 8-9:30 a.m. Breakfast Dana Dining Hall
10 a.m. Commencement Miller Library lawns (7)
12 p.m. Commencement Reception Lorimer Chapel lawns (8)
12:30 p.m. Commencement Luncheon Roberts Dining Hall and lawn (1, 5)

1 In case of rain, Roberts Building.
2 Graduates are guests of the College for all meals. Families and invited guests may purchase meals.
3 Lorimer Chapel is reserved for graduates and faculty during Baccalaureate. The audio portion of the service will be broadcast on the chapel lawn, where the academic procession may be seen. A telecast will be provided in the Lovejoy Building.
4 In case of rain, Roberts Building and Dana Dining Hall.
5 Reservations are required for the lobster bake, picnic lunch, Commencement Banquet, and the Commencement Luncheon by writing to Commencement Meals, c/o Student Activities, Colby College.
6 Black tie appropriate, but not required.
7 In case of rain, Wadsworth Gymnasium, Harold Alfond Athletic Center.
8 In case of rain, Field House, Harold Alfond Athletic Center.
9 In case of rain, lower level, Jetté Gallery, The Museum of Art.

Meal Price List
Meals requiring reservations: Price per person
Lobster bake (Friday night) $25.00
Picnic lunch (Saturday noon) $12.50
Commencement Banquet (Saturday night) $25.00
Commencement Luncheon (Sunday afternoon) $12.50

Not requiring reservations: breakfast in the dining halls on Saturday and Sunday (pay at the door).

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