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  • Gabby Lopez
    Eugenio "Gabby" Lopez III is the current Chairman of ABS-CBN Corporation, the largest media conglomerate in the Philippines, with investments primarily in television, radio and film production. He is a...
  • Provost Daniel R. Goodwin (1811 - 1890)
    He was the Ninth Provost of the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Lois Rice (1933 - 2017)
    Ann Dickson Fitt Rice (February 28, 1933 – January 4, 2017) was an American corporate executive, scholar, and education policy expert. Known as the ‘‘mother of the Pell Grant” because of her work lobby...
  • William Sewall Gardner (1827 - 1888)
    Son of Robert Gardner 1787-1853 and Susan (Sewall). Variation of spelling of name was Gardiner. Hon. William S. Gardner graduated Bowdoin College in Maine and was admitted to the bar in Massachusett...
  • 2 Lt. Curtis Munn Foster (1928 - 2007)
    WENHAM - Curtis M. Foster, 78, retired management executive of the Polaroid Corporation and former longtime resident of Wenham, died Sunday, April 22, 2007 at the Renaissance Gardens assisted living fa...

Wikipedia

Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College /ˈboʊdɨn/ is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. Founded in 1794, the college enrolls 1,839 students and has been coeducational since 1971. Bowdoin offers 33 majors and 4 additional minors, and has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Famous alumni include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Franklin Pierce, and Joshua Chamberlain. Bowdoin has an acceptance rate of 14.5% and was listed as the fourth-best liberal arts college in the U.S. in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Bowdoin is located on the shores of Casco Bay and the Androscoggin River, 12 miles (19 km) north of Freeport, Maine, and 28 miles (45 km) north of Portland, Maine. In addition to its Brunswick campus, Bowdoin also owns a 118-acre (478,000 m²) coastal studies center on Orr's Island and a 200-acre (809,000 m²) scientific field station on Kent Island in the Bay of Fundy.

Notable Alumni