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Sierra Summer
The leader of the pack train threading its way down a precipitous California trail (opposite page) is Dean Willard Wyman '56, who organizes 10-day treks through this rugged country each summer. Last year Peter Pennypacker '69 took his camera and provided some breathtaking illustrations for the dean's journal.

New Dimensions in Music
The music department's thriving new program in Applied Music, outlined by Professor James Armstrong, underscores the contention in the department that performance is a discipline of the mind as well as of the fingers.

Where Do We Go From Here?
The Committee to Study the Future of Colby invites you to submit views on the state of the college, and on the problems and opportunities that lie ahead.

Colleagues pay tribute to devoted professors, Alice Comparetti and Allan Scott, whose total of 59 years at Colby span the downtown and Mayflower Hill eras.

Merriam's Blacks
When the first all-black Union regiment braved withering fire at Mobile, its commander was Henry Clay Merriam (Colby, 1864), who eagerly accepted a command of which others were disdainful. This profile of a Medal of Honor winner was written by Dean Ernest C. Marriner '13, college historian. (The drawing accompanying the article is from an 1863 issue of Harper's Weekly.)

The Faculty
The selection process: new chairmen are appointed in biology and English.

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