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Highly Determined to Stay Highly Selective
Alumni interviewers expand their roles to help Colby continue to draw excellent students despite predictable new difficulties.

One Man's Colby
Jack Deering '55 finds immense satisfaction in the time he spends with students who are considering Colby.

Higher Education: A Buyer's Market
Given current demographic and economic trends, will colleges continue to cull their applicants during the next two decades or will the students cull the colleges?

High Achievers Enter the 165th Freshman Class
New members of the Colby community uphold a tradition of academic promise and individual diversity but engage themselves in some innovative activities.

Outdoor Orientation Yields Sense of Belonging
A junior relates the tensions and rewards of leading freshmen into Maine's wilderness.

New Fund Chairperson Tackles Record Goal
Susan Comeau '63 has the experience and understanding necessary to raise class agents' sights to the Alumni Fund's highest goal.

What Do Colby and the National Gallery Have in Common?
A gift of art from generous friends strengthens the importance and comprehensiveness of Colby's American collection.

Gustave Herman Todrank, 1924–1982
A beloved professor leaves his legacy in the minds of former students and colleagues.

"Consider the Lilies, How They Grow"
A Colby alumnus expresses many of the wonders of his life through poetry and prose.

Homecoming 1982: Lifelong Loyalties and Lifelong Sports
Four farmer coaches return to celebrate a special camaraderie with their former players, and alumni learn of new turns taken by the athletic department.

The Many Faces of Colby Spirit
A homecoming photo essay captures some of the animation at Seaverns field.

Raoul Bott on Marston Morse
Lucille Pinette Zukowski '37 reviews a collection of work by Marston Morse edited by Harvard's Raoul Bott.


News from the Hill
Class Correspondence
Alumni Club News (inside back cover)



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