Volume CXXXIII, Number 15
February 8, 2002
Trustees on campus
The members of the Board of Trustees will meet on campus this weekend.
One item on their agenda is a vote on the budget recommended by President
Mills, which includes the tuition increase for next year. Mills said that
the top two priorities in the budget are access to Bowdoin and academic
English-theater major okayed
A new interdisciplinary major in English and Theater was approved at the
faculty meeting Monday. The new major will be the eighth interdisciplinary
major offered to Bowdoin students.
Students will be able to see their grades online starting in the fall
semester of the 2002-2003 academic year, according to the Office of Student
CBB gets grant
The CBB Off-Campus Study program recently received a $500,000 grant from
the Mellon Foundation. The grant is a major boost to the program, which
is typically under-funded.
New face in Development
Peter H. Hansen of Lincroft, N.J., was recently appointed associate vice
president and director of development at Bowdoin College. He will oversee
the College's fundraising and stewardship programs, which includes capital
and planned giving, annual giving, corporate and foundation relations,
and donor relations. Hansen, who will take up his duties this May, is
currently the vice president of development for the New Jersey Performing
Arts Center in Newark. He is a 1976 graduate of Trinity College.