Education: Unfinished Dream

Colby College, a solid little institution which has lived since its founding (1818) on the Kennebec's west bank in Waterville, Me., has discovered what it means to be too late in wartime. Thirteen years ago, finding itself grown shabby, hemmed between riverside paper mills and the Maine Central R.R., Colby decided to build itself a new $3,000,000 campus on comely Mayflower Hill, two miles from town. One alumnus, the late George Horace Lorimer, then editor of the Satevepost, gave $200,000 for a chapel.

By last autumn Colby's dream campus, a cluster of colonial buildings on a terraced hillside, had so far...

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