A Struggling College for Women Puts 'Everything on the Table'

Matt Roth for The Chronicle

Barbara Mistick, Wilson College's new president, was hired to transform the tiny, all-female college, which is not bringing in enough students to break even.
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Wilson College opened for the fall semester in what students and faculty members have come to accept as its usual condition: threadbare.

The library has been closed for more than a year because of a steam-heat leak that undermined a floor, and the...

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