Colby College

Document Type


Publication Date








Retirement: The End of 'Eccy with Brecky'
Walter Nelson Breckenridge, for forty years a member of the faculty and formerly chairman of the economics department, retired this June.

Norman Smith Retires: 23 years of teaching teachers
Norman S. Smith, associate professor of education, retires this year, leaving to Colby twenty-three years of dedicated service of teaching future teachers how to teach.

Dean Seaman Leaves: A Belief in Aliveness, Enthusiasm
Frances Penn Seaman, the fourteenth dean of women and the first dean of students, retired in June after eleven years at the college.

Help for the Humanities: A New Ford Grant
Commencement: Fashioning the Autodidact

'The Most Important Thing We Could Do'
The $16086 President Strider presented to Stephen Junius Wright, for the United Negro College Fund, at a special luncheon at the Harvard Club, represented gifts from students, faculty, administration and trustees, Given in memory of Martin Luther Kind, it was the single largest contribution ever made by an education institution to the UNCF.

A Very Simple, Straightforward Structural Statement

Can the Campus Be a Democracy?
J. Seelye Bixler

Retrospect: The Spanish-American War
Books & Authors

Sports: For the First Time Ever
The Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association track championship is sixty-nine years old. For sixty-eight years, Colby never finished better than second, and that only once – in 1967. But the sixty-ninth year was another story.

Class Correspondence
Reunions 1968
In Memoriam



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.