Alumna Pledges $3.6-Million for Wilson College’s Shuttered Library

door_3218A Wilson College alumna has pledged up to $3.6-million toward a renovation and expansion of the Pennsylvania college’s 1925 library (right), which has been closed for two years because of steam leaks in its heating system. The pledge, from Marguerite Lenfest of the Class of 1955, comes as a significant vote of confidence two months after trustees of the struggling liberal-arts institution approved a controversial package of changes that include admitting men to the traditional undergraduate program. The library project is expected to overhaul the original Collegiate Gothic structure and to replace a 1961 addition. (Chronicle photograph by Lawrence Biemiller)

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