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President M. Lee Pelton and President Kevin Quigley walking down Potash Hill in November 2019.
Emerson finalizes Marlboro merger
By Jacob Seitz and Diana Bravo • July 23, 2020

The college confirmed Thursday that the Emerson-Marlboro deal is now finalized after the Vermont Attorney General approved the agreement Monday.  “This...

The 73-year-old Marlboro College was sold to Democracy Builders. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff
Emerson-Marlboro deal approved by Vermont Attorney General after eight months
By Jacob Seitz, Senior Marlboro Reporter • July 20, 2020

The Emerson-Marlboro deal received final approval from the Vermont Attorney General’s office Monday, the last hurdle in an eight-month merger...

Students gather outside Marlboro College
Vermont Attorney General cannot stop Marlboro campus sale amid allegations of racism against buyer
By Jacob Seitz, Senior Marlboro Reporter • July 17, 2020

Despite mounting allegations of racism against the Democracy Builders founder, the sale of the Marlboro campus to the non-profit cannot be stopped...

An Asset Transfer Agreement, signed by Emerson and Marlboro, revealed that Emerson expects to receive just over $20 million from the merger.
Newly publicized Emerson-Marlboro transfer agreement reveals new details of proposed merger
By Jacob Seitz, Senior Marlboro Reporter • July 4, 2020

Marlboro and Emerson signed an Asset Transfer Agreement last week, which lays out final terms for student accommodations, faculty transfers,...

A view of part of the old Marlboro College campus.
Marlboro Alumni condemn campus sale amid reports of racism at Democracy Builders
By Jacob Seitz, Senior Marlboro Reporter • July 4, 2020

The Marlboro Alumni Council urged the Marlboro Board of Trustees to cancel the sale of the Vermont campus to Democracy Builders due to recent...

Marlboro College President Kevin Quigley looks on as a speaker addresses an audience of Marlboro College students, alumni, and residents on Dec. 14, 2019.
Emerson-Marlboro deal waiting for AG approval
By Jacob Seitz, Senior Marlboro Reporter • June 27, 2020

The Marlboro College Board of Trustees officially approved The Emerson-Marlboro merger on Friday, Marlboro President Kevin Quigley said in a...

The Potash Hill campus was sold in May for $225,000.
Marlboro students to lose financial options if they defer entry for fall semester
By Jacob Seitz, Senior Marlboro Reporter • June 14, 2020

Marlboro College students attending Emerson as a part of the proposed Emerson-Marlboro merger will lose the Marlboro tuition rate guarantee and...

President M. Lee Pelton and President Kevin Quigley walking down Potash Hill in November 2019.
Emerson, Marlboro strike "provisional agreement" on acquisition
By Jacob Seitz, Senior Marlboro Reporter • May 28, 2020

Emerson College announced Thursday that it has entered into a provisional agreement to acquire Marlboro College, just hours after Marlboro announced...

The Marlboro College Board of Trustees met over Zoom Saturday morning to discuss the merger deal.
Emerson to receive $22 million in Marlboro merger
By Jacob Seitz, Senior Marlboro Reporter • May 16, 2020

Emerson College will receive only an estimated $22 million out of the estimated $27 million of Marlboro College’s endowment when the Emerson-Marlboro...

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