Southern Vermont College, in Bennington, announced Monday that it will be closing at the end of the spring semester. The college's president, David Evans, made the announcement in a press release sent out Monday morning.
At a press conference on January 15, Hampshire College President Miriam Nelson announced the small, liberal arts college was seeking a "strategic partner." She didn't specify any potential partners, or say whether it would necessarily be another school.
Faculty at Hampshire College this week voted on a resolution to express no confidence in the leadership of the Amherst, Massachusetts, institution. But because of technical problems, a faculty committee chose not to validate the results.