Coeducation Critics Demand That Wilson College Trustees Rescind Decision

Lawyers representing a group of Wilson College alumnae have sent the Pennsylvania institution’s trustees a letter demanding that the board rescind its January decision to admit men to all of the college’s programs. The letter argues that the board based its decision on “inaccurate and incomplete data and invalid assumptions,” that the decision was rushed, and that “there was never active engagement or open communication with the entire Wilson community, and no consensus was obtained.” The group’s demands “must be considered” at the board’s May meeting, says the letter, which threatens “potential corporate derivative litigation” to correct “a seriously flawed decision-making process.”

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