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Moulton WIns Alumni Award for Faculty and Staff

Story posted June 15, 1998

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Walter H. Moulton of Brunswick, director of student aid at Bowdoin College, has been named the winner of the 35th annual Alumni Award for Faculty and Staff. The award was presented at the Reunion Convocation on Saturday, May 30.

A member of the Bowdoin Class of 1958, Moulton has been a financial aid administrator at Bowdoin for 37 years. Upon graduation, he served two years with the U.S. Army Reserve and worked for a year as a bond salesman in New York City. He returned to Brunswick in 1961 as assistant director of admissions and became director of student aid in 1967, overseeing Bowdoin's scholarship, financial aid, and federal loan programs. Moulton has served as a member and officer of numerous statewide, regional and national student aid organizations, including the Maine Health and Higher Education Facilities Authority (director, vice chair); the Maine Association of Financial Aid Administrators (president); the Eastern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Committee of Need Analysis (chair); and the Maine Loan Marketing Corporation (director).

Moulton has been an active leader and participant in forums at the state and national levels to implement and fund student aid programs. He has held workshops sponsored by the College Scholarship Service and the U.S. Department of Education. He is a former editorial board member of The Journal of Student Financial Aid. At Bowdoin, Moulton has served on numerous committees, and has been faculty representative to the Alumni Council and clerk of the faculty.

The Alumni Award for Faculty and Staff was established in 1963 by the Alumni Council and is presented annually "for service and devotion to Bowdoin, recognizing that the College in a larger sense includes both students and alumni."

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