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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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, Staff Writer
June 27, 2020

The Marlboro College Board of Trustees officially approved The Emerson-Marlboro merger on Friday, Marlboro President Kevin Quigley said in a Zoom meeting Saturday, and the deal now awaits approval from...

Marlboro President Kevin Quigley said it’s still unlikely the campus will remain open on its own.

Emerson-Marlboro merger still on track despite growing opposition

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
March 19, 2020
"I Believe in Marlboro College" is pushing back against the merger, now with support from the state's Lieutenant Governor.
The Potash Hill campus was sold in May for $225,000.

Marlboro requires $200 million to keep campus open

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
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...

Students play soccer at Marlboro college in early November. Beacon Archive.

Merger fuels anxiety among Marlboro students

By Parker Purifoy and Chris Van Buskirk
November 7, 2019

MARLBORO, Vt.—The rumors and talk circulated for years. General anxiety about what would happen to the future and legacy of Marlboro College lingered on the wooded hilltop campus.  When the news...

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