Welcome New Members: Colby College and Orbis Books

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in March and early April 2017. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Institutional Member Colby College, Waterville, Maine

Chartered in 1813, when Maine was still part of Massachusetts, Colby College is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the United States. The College enrolls approximately 7,000 students from more than 70 countries and the interdisciplinary Religious Studies department offers both a major and minor to students.

The branches of the Colby College Libraries are the Bixler Art and Music Library, Miller Library, Science Library, and Special Collections. The Libraries also host Digital Commons@Colby, a digital archive of selected student work, faculty scholarship, college records, campus history, and the unique materials of the Libraries’ Special Collections.

Affiliate Member Orbis Books, Maryknoll, New York

Since its founding in 1970, MembersOrbis Books has been a religious publisher that offers a wide range of books on prayer, spirituality, Catholic life, theology, mission, and current affairs. It was founded by Nicaraguan Maryknoll priest Miguel D’Escoto with Philip J. Scharper and represents the publishing arm of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers.

Orbis Books addresses a broad readership exploring the global dimensions of faith, inviting dialogue with diverse cultures and traditions, and serving the cause of reconciliation and peace.

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