May Newsletter

Dear Colby,

The latest copy of our monthly newsletter can be found here.

Thanks!
SGA

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Multicultural Affairs Fellow Proposal

Please read the Multicultural Affairs Fellow proposal below. If approved by SGA, this will implement the fellow position for another academic year.

Please contact Morgan (mtlingar) or Kareem (kkalil) with any questions!

SGA Multicultural Affairs Fellow Proposal

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Multicultural Affairs Fellow Report

Spring 2013 Multicultural Affairs Fellow Shane Rogers has written the following report on his work from the semester. SGA will vote on whether to re-approve the fellow position at its next meeting.

Please contact Shane (skrogers) with any questions!

Multicultural Affairs Fellow Report

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Student Accountability Report

Dear Colby,

You can read the report from the Task Force on Student Accountability here. Please contact Morgan Lingar with any questions!

Sincerely,

SGA

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Colby’s New Library Site

Storage-Building-and-Van 

Current SGA President Morgan Lingar and Treasurer JJ Ndayisenga and incoming Co- President Wayne Kim talked with Colby librarians and visited the new book storage facility. The College is currently in the process of moving books from Miller Library into the storage facility, which is only just down the road from Alfond Apartments.  

Rows-of-Stacks

A large collection of books – the “core collection” – will remain in Miller Library, however. The core collection consists of books selected on three criteria. First, librarians consulted  with faculty to determine what books should remain in Miller in their subject areas. The second group of books in the core collection are those published since 2000, and third are those works that have circulated in the past ten years. Books that are requested from the storage facility are brought to campus twice each day for both faculty and students. The storage facility itself is capable of holding half a million books, and is climate controlled.

Books-on-stacks

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