Former editorial-page editor at the Sun Journal, now teaching English at a university in Mexico.
Sue Denison is on the right.
That should be 1855 for Bates.
I think the story should say "first PUBLIC institution of higher learning in Maine," shouldn't it? While UMF'S longevity is impressive, Bowdoin was founded in 1794, Colby in 1813 and Bates in 1955.