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Posts from the December 2012 issue

President Obama Visits Campus

President Barack Obama visited Colorado College in August, drawing a crowd of more than 4,100 people to Cutler Quad. Helping to introduce the president was MAT student Christine Howard ’14 and former Colorado senator and current Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar ’77, whom Obama called “an outstanding alumnus, outstanding senator, and unbelievable secretary of…

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Open House Celebrates New Cheryl Schlessman Bennett Children’s Center

An open house celebrating the new Cheryl Schlessman Bennett Children’s Center was held in September, with three generations of family members in attendance. Colorado College’s new children’s center is named in memory of the late Cheryl Schlessman Bennett ’77, an education major who was passionate about children’s welfare and taught elementary school in Colorado. Construction…

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From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends of Colorado College, In my last letter to you, I laid out a detailed account of what I learned during my year of listening; the opportunities and challenges facing the American higher education system, particularly liberal arts colleges; and three strategies to guide the future of Colorado College. First, building…

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