“In late October 1947, out-of-control fires in southern and coastal Maine burned 205,678 acres — equivalent to a mile-wide swath from Kittery to Fort Kent — leveling nine communities and destroying 1,000 houses. Sixteen deaths were attributed to the natural disaster, the worst in Maine history.” The Fire of 1947 (Bates College) | Read more.
“MacLennan said the 24-page viewbooks that are sent to 120,000 high school seniors will be trimmed in size and will point prospective students and their families to Web sites for more information. He said his office will send out the brochures earlier in the year so the university can pay bulk postage rates. And the … | Read more.
“66% of respondents overall (and 68% of students vs. 59% of parents) said they would value having information about a college’s commitment to the environment – a 4% increase from last year’s respondents. Among that cohort, 24% of respondents overall (26% of students vs. 18% of parents) said such information would “very much” impact their … | Read more.