at Brunswick, Maine; coeducational; chartered 1794, opened 1802, named for James Bowdoin. One of the nation's older colleges, its alumni include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Franklin Pierce.
The following students are Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars at Bowdoin College: John Butterworth of Auburn, Samuel Carley of Harvard, Raymond Harrison of Leominster, Daniel Palken of Northboro, Arseniy Sheydvasser of Southboro, Samuel Silverman and Matthew Spring of Westboro, John Bunke and Margaret Bunke of Worcester.
For many American authors before the Civil War who were dissatisfied with the claims of the state, says Coviello (English, Bowdoin College), the core meaning of the American nation was a relation that bound together a scattered, anonymous citizenry.
A graduate of Bowdoin College, he serves on the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees, the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy Board of Directors at Harvard University, as well as the Lynn Classical High School Board of Directors.