Miriam Nelson

Hampshire College sees decline in enrollment, problems continue

Hampshire College continues its grapple with serious internal administrative and financial issues. Hampshire’s dire financial situation sparked conversations about whether or not to admit a new class in Fall 2019. 

Hampshire College seeks strategic future partner

Hampshire College seeks strategic future partner


President Miriam Nelson of Hampshire College announced the school’s decision to seek out a long-term partner to ensure their financial sustainability on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Hampshire’s leadership is also “carefully considering whether to enroll an incoming class this fall,” according to the official statement released by their senior administration. Nelson insisted that while change is underfoot, Hampshire has no intention of closing its doors.