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Marlboro signs three new transfer agreements

Marlboro signs three new transfer agreements

By Jacob Seitz, Assistant News Express Editor

January 22, 2020

Marlboro College President Kevin Quigley announced that the Vermont college is working to cover the difference in room and board costs for students transitioning to Emerson. "For any student who transfers to the Marlboro Institute at Emerson, we can now guarantee that we will cover the difference...

Marlboro College Alumni Association disapproves of proposed merger with Emerson

Marlboro College Alumni Association disapproves of proposed merger with Emerson

By Jacob Seitz, Assistant News Express Editor

January 8, 2020

The Marlboro College Alumni Association released a letter to the Marlboro community Monday evening expressing dissatisfaction with the Emerson-Marlboro merger. “This decision, made by Kevin Quigley, and supported by the Board of Trustees, is no merger, it is not an alliance between institutions,...

Emerson College will not cover housing cost difference for Marlboro students

Emerson College will not cover housing cost difference for Marlboro students

By Jacob Seitz, Assistant News Express Editor

January 8, 2020

Emerson College will not cover the $5,555 difference in housing costs for Marlboro College students who live on the Boston campus next fall, according to officials from both colleges. Marlboro Chief Advancement Officer Rennie Washburn wrote in an email to The Beacon that Marlboro is raising funds to h...

New financial documents detail Marlboro College operated in the red for years

New financial documents detail Marlboro College operated in the red for years

By Jacob Seitz, Assistant News Express Editor

December 21, 2019

New financial documents released by the Marlboro College Board of Trustees describe years of operating in the negative.

Union leaders appeal for representation in Emerson-Marlboro merger talks

Union leaders appeal for representation in Emerson-Marlboro merger talks

By Stephanie Purifoy, Managing Editor: Digital

December 14, 2019

Tempers flared at Thursday’s faculty council meeting when union leaders demanded representation in Marlboro-Emerson merger talks.

Emerson College seeking to liquidate Marlboro College campus before July

Emerson College seeking to liquidate Marlboro College campus before July

By Chris Van Buskirk, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2019

Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton and Marlboro College President Kevin Quigley acknowledged Saturday Emerson's desire to sell the Vermont campus.

Challenge to Marlboro College Board of Trustees seeks alternate solution to merger

Challenge to Marlboro College Board of Trustees seeks alternate solution to merger

By Stephanie Purifoy, Managing Editor: Digital

December 14, 2019

MARLBORO, Vt.—Marlboro College alumni, residents, students, and employees gathered to discuss alternate solutions to the Emerson-Marlboro merger Saturday.

ArtsEmerson Donor Reflects on Time as Marlboro Trustee

ArtsEmerson Donor Reflects on Time as Marlboro Trustee

By Dana Gerber, Assistant News Enterprise Editor

December 4, 2019

Lifetime Marlboro College trustee Ted Wendell, 79, first found out about the Vermont college’s merger with Emerson a week before the official announcement over dinner with Marlboro President Kevin Quigley. “A little bit before the announcement, [Quigley] said that there were discussions beginning with Emer...

Marlboro students and faculty tour campus, meet with admin

Marlboro students and faculty tour campus, meet with admin

By Diana Bravo, Deputy Lifestyle Editor

November 26, 2019

Approximately 40 students and faculty from Marlboro College visited Emerson Sunday to tour Emerson’s campus and learn more about the college before the planned spring 2020 merger. Guides at Emerson’s Visitor’s Center led Marlboro students on a condensed tour of the campus due to inclement w...

Marlboro College community members scheduled to visit Emerson

Marlboro College community members scheduled to visit Emerson

By Jacob Seitz, Assistant News Express Editor

November 23, 2019

A group of Marlboro College students and faculty will visit Emerson’s Boston campus tomorrow, marking the first time the two communities will formally meet since the announcement of the proposed Emerson-Marlboro merger on Nov. 7. According to an email to the Marlboro community, a bus from the Vermont campus wil...

Marlboro requires $200 million to keep campus open

Marlboro requires $200 million to keep campus open

By Jacob Seitz, Assistant News Express Editor

November 22, 2019

Marlboro College needs a large influx of cash if the institution is to stay open past its slated closure date in spring 2020—almost $200 million to be exact. “We have an operating deficit this fiscal year and, in order for us to fully stay open in perpetuity, we would need about $200 million,”...

Marlboro graduate school staff left unaware of closure track

Marlboro graduate school staff left unaware of closure track

By Andrew Brinker, Deputy News Express Editor

November 22, 2019

Multiple Marlboro College Graduate School staff members said they were unaware of the school’s closure track until last week, contradicting previous statements from Marlboro College President Kevin Quigley. Business Manager for Graduate & Professional Studies Danette Reynolds and Assistant Director...