James D. Craig of Brookline enrolled at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, this fall. Before classes began Craig took part in an orientation that included an introduction to Colby's rigorous academics, rich cultural life, and community involvement opportunities as well as a three-day outdoor excursion. A graduate of Brookline High School, Craig is the son of Thomas Craig and A. Silvana Giner of Brookline, Mass.
The Class of 2017 was Colby's most selective to date, with an acceptance rate of 26 percent. The group represents diverse backgrounds-22 percent identify as students of color, 14 percent are international, and members of the class come from 41 countries and 35 states.