decision applications up 16 percent
KITTY SULLIVAN, STAFF WRITER
Early Decision Phase I phase of admissions began on December 6,
and once again, a record number of applications were submitted.
Applications were up 16 percent from last year.
So far, the admissions committee is predicting similar increases
in the regular application pool. This reflects a trend, not only
at Bowdoin College, but in select schools all across the nation,
as each student is, on average, applying to more and more colleges.
to see Amtrak in April
BELINDA J. LOVETT NEWS AND FEATURES
ten years of delays, Portland may finally hear passenger train whistles
as early as April of next year when Amtrak service is expected to
Michael Murray, executive director of Northern
New England Passenger Rail Authority, said that his organization
is focusing on an April 2001 startup when it will inaugurate service
from Boston's North Station to Portland.
'73 to become first African-American CEO of blue-chip company
BLAKENEY SCHICK STAFF WRITER
I. Chenault '73, president of American Express, will be promoted
next month to become the first black CEO (Chief Executive Officer)
of a blue-chip company listed on the Dow Jones.
Originally, Chenault had been slated to succeed
his boss Harvey Golub at a shareholders' meeting in the spring of
2001, but in April of 1999 Golub announced his intention to retire
at the end of 2000.
defeats Colby 5-2