Liz Willen

Can a Small, Rural College That Eliminated Merit Aid Survive — and Thrive? Hamilton College President Makes the Case

Hamilton College President Joan Stewart was the first in her family to go to college, and feels strongly about expanding opportunity for low-income students.” When Sweet Briar College in Virginia announced it would close this year and cited “insurmountable’’ financial challenges, a collective shudder went through the world of higher education — especially among small,… Read more »