Rebecca Downing

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James Allen Smith ’70 Publishes New History of Colgate

Upon its celebration of 200 years as a leading institution of higher education, Colgate University has released a comprehensive new history of its storied past, Becoming Colgate. Alumnus and historian James Allen Smith, Class of 1970, has drawn upon Colgate’s rich archival records to tell the moving, vivid, and inspiring story of its founding, its development over time, and its bonds with the village of Hamilton, the region of central New York, and the nation.
A panel of alumni, parents, and faculty explore how a Colgate liberal arts education can lead to success in a variety of creative pursuits. Gerard Gaskin / Colgate University

Leading in the Arts Panel Considers Access, Opportunity, and Responsibility

What does leadership in the arts mean to you? How do you consider your audience and the larger public? What are your responsibilities of what to represent? Lynn Schwarzer, professor of art and art history and film and media studies, posed these questions to a group of professionals representing a variety of fields in the panel discussion “Leading in the Arts.”