President and Trustees of Colby College

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The President and Trustees of Colby College is an 501(c) organization which is the governing body of Colby College, a private liberal arts college located in Waterville, Maine, USA. As of 2017, the president is David A. Greene, and the chair of Board is Eric S. Rosengren.[1]

The organization provides general supervision of the administration and property of the College, including appointment of the President.[2]

Structure[edit]

The bylaws of the corporation provide that membership shall consist of the current President, and not fewer than twenty-four nor more than thirty-five other Trustees. Not fewer than six nor more than nine of said Trustees shall be elected by the Colby College Alumni Association. The term of office of each Trustee lasts five years. The corporation meets three times annually. Both the faculty and the student body may elect two members each as representatives to attend meetings of the corporation, but not as voting members.[3]

Presidents of The College[edit]

Jeremiah Chaplin, Founder and 1st President of Colby College
Order Name Position(s) Term Began Term Ended Alumnus/na? Reference
1 Rev. Jeremiah Chaplin President 1822 1833 no
2 Rev. Rufus Babcock President 1833 1836 no
3 Robert Everett Pattison President 1836 1839 no
4 Eliphaz Fay President 1841 1843 no
5 David Newton Sheldon President 1843 1853 no
6 Robert Everett Pattison President 1854 1857 no
7 James Tift Champlin President 1857 1873 no
8 Henry Ephraim Robins President 1873 1882 no
9 George Dana Boardman Pepper President 1882 1889 no
10 Albion Woodbury Small President 1889 1892 1876 [4]
11 Beniah Longley Whitman President 1892 1895 no
12 Nathaniel Butler Jr. President 1896 1901 1873
13 Charles Lincoln White President 1901 1908 no
14 Arthur J. Roberts President 1908 1927 1890 [5]
15 Franklin W. Johnson President 1929 1942 1891
16 J. Seelye Bixler President 1942 1960 no
17 Robert E. L. Strider President 1960 1979 no
18 William R. Cotter President 1979 2000 no
19 William Drea Adams President 2000 2014 no [6]
20 David A. Greene President 2014 present no [7]

Trustees[edit]

Chairs of the Board[edit]

Name Graduated Elected Left/Retired Reference
Abner Coburn n/a 1874 1885 [8]
J. Warren Merrill n/a 1885 1890 [9]
Josiah Hayden Drummond n/a 1890 1892 [10]
Percival Bonney 1863 1902 1906 [11]
Leslie C. Cornish 1875 1907 1926 [12]
Herbert Elijah Wadsworth 1892 1926 1934 [13]
George Otis Smith 1893 1934 1944 [14]
George Goodwin Averill 1921 1944 1946 [15]
Neil Leonard 1921 1946 1960 [16]
Reginald Houghton Sturtevant 1921 1960 1965 [17]
Ellerton Marcel Jette n/a 1965 1971 [18]
Albert Carlton Palmer 1930 1971 1979 [19]
Robert N. Anthony 1938 1979 1983 [20]
H. Ridgely Bullock 1955 1983 1991 [21]
Lawrence Pugh 1956 1991 1999 [22]
James Bartlett Crawford 1964 1999 2005 [23]
Joseph F. Boulos 1968 2005 2009 [24]
Robert E. Diamond, Jr. 1973 2009 2016 [25]

Other Notable Trustees[edit]

Name Graduated Elected Left/Retired Reference
Mark Langdon Hill n/a 1821 1826 [26]
Lucius Bolles n/a 1821 1842 [26]
Adoniram Judson n/a 1821 1823 [26]
William King n/a 1821 1848 [26]
Mark Harris n/a 1821 1842 [26]
Albion Parris n/a 1823 1826 [26]
Joseph Torrey n/a 1829 1834 [26]
Baron Stow n/a 1830 1852 [26]
Jeremiah Chaplin n/a 1833 1840 [26]
George Evans n/a 1837 1847 [26]
Edward Kent n/a 1838 1847 [26]
Samuel Francis Smith n/a 1840 1860 [26]
Elijah Hamlin n/a 1841 1847 [26]
Josiah Pierce n/a 1843 1858 [26]
Abner Coburn n/a 1845 1885 [26]
Hiram Belcher n/a 1847 1856 [26]
Isaac Davis n/a 1847 1855 [26]
Edgar Harkness Gray 1838 1849 1853 [26]
John Hubbard n/a 1849 1862 [26]
Ebenezer Knowlton n/a 1851 1858 [26]
Mark H. Dunnell 1849 1858 1867 [26]
Lot M. Morrill n/a 1862 1869 [26]
J. Warren Merrill n/a 1862 1890 [26]
Gardner Colby n/a 1865 1879 [26]
Henry Sweetser Burrage n/a 1881 1906 [26]
George Dana Boardman Pepper n/a 1882 1892 [26]
Richard C. Shannon 1862 1889 1921 [26]
Albion Woodbury Small n/a 1890 1897 [26]
Beniah Longley Whitman n/a 1892 1896 [26]
Eugene Foss n/a 1897 1915 [26]
Eugene Hale n/a 1897 1899 [26]
George C. Wing Jr. n/a 1901 1931 [26]
George Otis Smith 1893 1903 1943 [26]
Asher Hinds 1883 1904 1919 [26]
Forrest Goodwin 1887 1908 1913 [26]
Louise Helen Coburn 1876 1919 1930 [26]
Herbert Lord 1884 1920 1925 [26]
Franklin W. Johnson 1891 1920 1955 [26]
Warren C. Philbrook n/a 1923 1933 [26]
Angier Goodwin 1902 1932 1934 [26]
Bainbridge Colby LL.D. 1933 1932 1942 [26]
Marston Morse 1914 1933 1947 [26]
Mary Louise Curtis Bok n/a 1936 1939 [26]
Carl Raymond Gray n/a 1938 1939 [26]
Guy Gabrielson n/a 1941 1959 [26]
Sumner Sewall n/a 1945 1960 [26]
Winthrop H. Smith n/a 1946 1958 [26]
J. Seelye Bixler n/a 1957 1985 [26]
Dwight E. Sargent 1939 1958 [26]
Paul Donnelly Paganucci n/a 1975 2001 [27]
Robert E. L. Strider II Litt.D. 1979 1979 2010
Levin H. Campbell n/a 1981 1999 [28]
Robert E. Diamond, Jr. 1973, LL.D. 2008 2007
Robert S. Gelbard 1964, LL.D. 2002 2008
William R. Cotter LL.D. 2000 2014 Life Trustee

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.colby.edu/catalogue/back-of-catalogue/corporation/
  2. ^ http://www.colby.edu/academics_cs/resources/offices/deanoffaculty/upload/2011-Faculty-Handbook-2.pdf
  3. ^ http://www.colby.edu/academics_cs/resources/offices/deanoffaculty/upload/2011-Faculty-Handbook-2.pdf
  4. ^ The Colby College Echo, Friday, September 27, 1889, Page: 6
  5. ^ "Dr. Arthur Jeremiah Roberts, President of Colby College Since 1908". Lewiston Evening Journal. Jun 26, 1920. 
  6. ^ http://www.colby.edu/news_events/c/pr/010913/2684138/colby-president-william-d-adams-to-retire-in-2014/
  7. ^ http://www.colby.edu/magazine/called-to-action/
  8. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  9. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  10. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  11. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  12. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  13. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  14. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  15. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  16. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  17. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  18. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  19. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  20. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  21. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  22. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  23. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  24. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  25. ^ "Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College." Appendix C. Earl H. Smith. University Press of New England. 2006.
  26. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw "The History of Colby College". Ernest Cummings Marriner. Waterville: Colby College Press. 1963.
  27. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2001/02/28/classified/paid-notice-deaths-paganucci-paul-donnelly.html
  28. ^ http://www.nndb.com/people/023/000208396/

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