Video: An Animated ‘Offer of the College’

The Offer of the  College, written by Bowdoin’s seventh president, William DeWitt Hyde, and first published in 1906, comes to life in an short stop-motion video produced by Ellie Soule.

Bowdoin Offer from Bowdoin College on Vimeo.


  1. Love it!

  2. Beth Reed Halligan '84 says:

    Great! Enjoyed this short.

  3. Paul Dennett '75 says:

    Loved this video..great job! But the final frame omits the phrase “To gain a standard for the appreciation of others’ work
    And the criticism of your own” from The Offer..not sure why?

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