Karen R. Farrar Ledger

Director of Campus Events

Box 4735

Phone: 207-859-4735
Mailing Address:
4735 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8847
Farrar Ledger, Karen R.


AS Business Administration NMCC BS Business Administration UMA MPA UMaine

Areas of Expertise

  • event design and management
  • event scheduling
  • conference planning
  • catering
  • wedding and reception management
  • facilities management
  • funeral/memorial service planning
  • college commencement planning
  • budget development
  • student event design
  • development of facility policies
  • student staff training

Professional Information

Director of Campus Events Karen Farrar Ledger came to Colby in the Fall of 1981. Karen has an A.S. and B.S. in business and a masters in public administration. In her role, Karen oversees the day to day facility and event scheduling for the campus during the academic year, including the development of policies for new facilities and redesigning policies for existing spaces. She chairs the commencement committee and the faculty/staff events committee. Karen has managed many events while at Colby, including trustee meetings, campaign kick offs and celebrations, overseer visits, faculty/staff holiday party, inaugurations, retirement events, and groundbreaking ceremonies. Karen's favorite part of Colby--the people. She is a member of the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors International and a member of the North American Association of Commencement Officers.


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