Colby has been a coeducational college for 100 years, but in the 1960s men began to be housed in dormitories formerly considered to be on the "women's side" of the campus and likewise women were housed on the "men's side." The president and trustees have approved "dormitory autonomy." The college has not introduced coeducational dormitories. This article includes the board's statement on the subject.
Next fall Colby will have two new deans; a fourth Charles A. Dana Professor and two Avalon Visiting Professors will join the faculty.
Other Times / More Quiet Times
Photographs of commencements before World War I convey the tranquility of a relatively uncomplicated world. The pictures were made from glass negatives given Colby by the son of the photographer, the late Professor Edwin J. Roberts.
The Colby Scene
Colby College, "Colby Alumnus Vol. 60, No. 3: Spring 1971" (1971). Colby Alumnus. 70.