For Small Colleges, Some Maintenance Can No Longer Be Deferred

André Chung for The Chronicle

Wilson College’s $12-million renovation of its campus library, which was 
damaged by leaky steam pipes, is to be completed next month.
September 21, 2015 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Wilson College learned its lesson about deferring maintenance the hard way: Four years ago, steam leaks in the walls and floors of its 1925 library grew so bad that they forced the college to close the building. Librarians set up a temporary facility...

This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers