Green Mountain College announced Wednesday that it will close at the end of the spring semester.
The college, a small private institution in Vermont, has a 185-year history and is known for its environmental programs. But the college’s announcement said it couldn’t attract enough students or a partner to maintain operations in a way that served students. Closure is expected after the end of this semester.
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The news is likely to add to concerns about the health of small private colleges that don’t have substantial endowments or large student bodies. New England institutions appear particularly vulnerable. Just last week, Hampshire College in Massachusetts announced that it was exploring partnerships and wasn’t sure it would admit freshmen...