Faculty Events

Faculty Regathering

An annual event in late August to kick off the new academic year. Past programming has included workshops on topics such as learning accessibility, digital media assignments, and creating equitable and inclusive learning environments. The event concludes with a wine and cheese reception.

New Faculty Orientation

Orientation for all new faculty members including breakfast and lunch and a walking tour of the campus.

Faculty Retreat

The Faculty Retreat is an annual event at the end of the academic year.  Faculty convene to reflect on recent experiences, to learn more about the financial status of the College, and to discuss plans for the upcoming academic year.

Community Events

Colby Liberal Arts Symposium (CLAS)

The Colby Liberal Arts Symposium (CLAS) brings the Colby community together each year to recognize and celebrate student scholarship. Visit the CLAS website for more information.

Colby Undergraduate Summer Research Retreat (CUSRR)

The Colby Undergraduate Summer Research Retreat (CUSRR) is a two-day symposium and retreat in The Forks, Maine, featuring student talks and poster presentations on a wide variety of topics. Visit the CUSRR website for more information.


Colby’s 200th commencement ceremony will take place May 22-23, 2021. For more information visit the Commencement website.