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College to review five dining services proposals

College to review five dining services proposals

A few weeks ago, Keenan Boscoe ’18 was putting together a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in Dana when he noticed a group of men in suits observing the dining hall, watching as students circulated between the salad bar, Simple Servings Station, and pasta station. One of the men introduced himself, explaining that he and his colleagues were representatives of […]

Sarandon promotes Sanders campaign on Mayflower Hill

Sarandon promotes Sanders campaign on Mayflower Hill

On February 24, dozens of students, faculty members, and locals gathered in Page Auditorium to welcome Academy Award-winning actress, activist, and Bernie Sanders surrogate, Susan Sarandon. The visit came at the tail end of Sarandon’s statewide tour, where she spoke at several Maine colleges, including Bowdoin and University of Maine Orono. The tour came just two weeks before Maine’s caucus […]

McFadden named as associate provost

McFadden named as associate provost

An email recently sent to the student body on February 18 by Provost and Dean of Faculty Lori G. Kletzer, announced Margaret T. McFadden as the newAssociate Provost and Dean of Faculty for Curricular Planning, effective July 1 of this year. McFadden succeeds Paul Greenwood, who, after five years as Senior Associate Provost and Dean of Faculty, will return to […]

by Grant Alenson· · 1 comment · Editor Pick News, News
Rosengren ’79 delivers economic policy talk

Rosengren ’79 delivers economic policy talk

On February 16, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and soon-to-be chair of the College’s Board of Trustees Eric Rosengren ’79 P’12 spoke to the College community about domestic monetary policy. The talk, titled “Prospects for Returning to More Conventional Monetary Policy,” drew a large crowd to Ostrove Auditorium. After being introduced by Provost […]

by Peg Schreiner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, Featured, News
President Greene delivers State of the College address

President Greene delivers State of the College address

On February 11, the Student Government Association (SGA), in conjunction with the President’s of- fice, hosted the State of the College Address; an open forum intended to help inform the community on overarching goals, missions, and plans for the College. In front of a large student audience, Student Body President, Michael Loginoff ’16, and Vice-President Brittany Chin ’16, began the […]

College responds to Civil Discourse bias report

College responds to Civil Discourse bias report

On January 22, the College community was made aware of an alleged bias incident via a senior student’s Civil Discourse message. The described event took place inside the Alfond Senior Apartments. The student who wrote the Civil Discourse post said that the conflict arose between himself and a group of male students who reside in the Apartments. The student said […]

by Peg Schreiner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, Featured, News
College to take proposals for new food providers

College to take proposals for new food providers

On January 27, the Colby community received an Official Notice that the College will be re-evaluating its dining service management contract with Sodexo, which is set to expire this year. The email came jointly from Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students James Terhune and Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer Doug Terp, who wrote, “as […]

Meet the Colby College Board of Trustees

Meet the Colby College Board of Trustees

At the beginning of the month, the Colby Board of Trustees convened in Boston for their annual Winter meeting. Covering topics such as professor promotion, solar energy on campus, and post-grad opportunities for students, the meeting’s agenda left President Greene “inspired by the insistence of our trustees that we hold Colby to the highest standards.” They may not be familiar […]

by Gillian Katz· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, News, Side Feature
Collaborative Consulting announces partnership with College, Waterville

Collaborative Consulting announces partnership with College, Waterville

On December 9, President of the College David A. Greene announced that Collaborative Consulting, an innovative IT consulting firm, is opening a business and delivery center in Waterville that will create 200 high-quality jobs over the next three to four years. According to an official press release, the facility will be known as the Collaborative Waterville and the facility will […]

State Police engaged in possible standoff in Waterville

State Police engaged in possible standoff in Waterville

The Maine State Police tactical squad has responded to reports of a armed man in the Colby Circle area of downtown Waterville. Police are potentially engaged in an armed standoff as the incident has occurred for over two hours. Multiple police agencies have responded and on scene Echo reporters have confirmed that Waterville Police crisis negotiator, Sergeant. Jennifer Weaver, is on scene. The area […]