Facebook Fans

Percentage of graduates on Facebook who are fans of their college:

Bowdoin 44%
Williams 39%
Trinity 38%
Amherst: 37%
Carleton 35%
Davidson 33%
Bates: 32%
Middlebury 27%
Hamilton 27%
Oberlin 25%
Haverford 24%
Wellesley 24%
Wesleyan 23%
Vassar 21%
Swarthmore 20%
Colby 17%

LIFE: Bowdoin College

Check out the LIFE magazine photo archive on Google for Bowdoin photos from the 1950s.

WSJ: The Merits of a Liberal Arts Education

The merits of a liberal arts education and the book A True Liberal Arts Education (China Publishing Group, 2009), written by Yongfang Chen ’10 for college-bound students in his native China, are the subject of an article on The Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time Report blog.

Maine Public Radio: Affording College

Bowdoin’s Associate Director of Student Aid Gary Weaver joined representatives from Maine Education Services and the Finance Authority of Maine to discuss college affordability and to answer listener questions during MPBN’s On the Line program.