Colby College celebrated its 200th birthday on Feb. 27 with a 600-lb. cake prepared by dining services provider Sodexo. The company's master baker, Dave Okapal of Temple University and Colby Executive Chef Wendy Benney used 240 lbs. of butter, 240 lbs. of sugar, 95 lbs. of flour, 720 eggs and 120 lbs. of fondant to create a seven-foot cake replicating the college’s iconic Miller Library.
In 1813 Baptists had created the Maine Literary and Theological Institution. Eight