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What is a credit hour?

What is a credit hour?

When I first looked at the major and minor course requirements at Colby I recall wondering “exactly what is a credit-hour?” Truth is, I still don’t know. At Colby, each class is assigned a number of credit hours, which generally are taken to indicate the amount of time or the workload that the course demands. As far as I can […]

by Ian Liphart· · 0 comments · Opinion
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
Colby needs a real Arabic program

Colby needs a real Arabic program

I think it’s safe to say that the Middle East plays a large role in both global politics and economics. As someone who studies the Middle East substantially, maybe I’m a little bit biased, but I’ll stand by that statement. And once again, as someone who studies the Middle East pretty extensively, I feel cheated by Colby for impeding the […]

by Dan Nesvet· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Opinion, Featured, Opinion