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  1. Sparked by Mt. Ida purchase, UMass Boston community outcry continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Anger and resentment that had been simmering among UMass Boston students and staff for the past week, since UMass Amherst announced a deal to purchase a 74-acre Mt.

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  2. Sparked by Mt. Ida purchase, UMass Boston community outcry continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Daniel Sheehan, Reporter Staff The crowd at a UMass Boston community meeting.

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  3. Mount Ida students scramble to find new schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Boston.com

    Mount Ida College students hustling to find places to complete their degrees after their school closes next month say they are frustrated by the mixed information they have received about where they can land. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has offered Mount Ida students in good academic standing the chance to transfer there automatically.

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  4. Five things you need to know today, and one person who's happy about Mt. IdaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 16 | Business Journal

    Good morning, Boston. Here are the five most important things you need to know to help you get your busy business day started.

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  5. Former Ledyard lax standout Scahill blocks out distractions, focuses on championship huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | The Day

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: Brooke Scahill, the former Ledyard star who has thrived during her two seasons with the Mount Ida College women's lacrosse program, is being forced to look for a new school for her senior season after learning the Division III college will close after the spring semester.

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  6. Why is everyone mad about the UMass-Mount Ida deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Boston.com

    Mount Ida College is closing, UMass Amherst is getting a new campus, and a lot of people are mad about it. The sudden announcement last week came after years of financial struggles and a last-ditch merger attempt to keep the Newton college of 1,450 students afloat.

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  7. State Demands Info From Mount Ida College, Seeks MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | WGBH

    Disappointed state education officials want a face-to-face meeting with Mount Ida College executives and are demanding that the Newton college provide critical information by the end of the business day on Thursday. Executive committee members of the Board of Higher Education, which is vetting plans by the University of Massachusetts to acquire Mount Ida, met in Boston on Tuesday and discussed a deal announced Friday that appears to have taken public higher education officials by surprise.

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  8. State demands info from Mt. Ida, seeks meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Disappointed state education officials want a face-to-face meeting with Mount Ida College executives and are demanding that the Newton college provide critical information by the end of the business day on Thursday. Executive committee members of the Board of Higher Education, which is vetting plans by the University of Massachusetts to acquire Mount Ida, met in Boston on Tuesday and discussed a deal announced Friday that appears to have taken public higher education officials by surprise.

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  9. Higher ed board, Senate look to weigh in on Mount Ida College saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Boston Herald

    The state Department of Higher Education and the state Senate are joining the attorney general in scrubbing the sale of Mount Ida College to the University of Massachusetts. The higher ed board is demanding the school provide it with information for how it plans to help students transfer to UMass Dartmouth or offer alternatives for those who do not wish to transfer to the South Coast campus.

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  10. New England College woos students from closed Mt. Ida College in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Concord Monitor

    New England College has set up a streamlined admissions process, including automatic acceptance, for students of Mount Ida College in Massachusetts, which will shut at the end of this academic year. The Henniker college said current Mount Ida students, as well as those already admitted for the upcoming fall term, can receive automatic acceptance with no application fee, including "transfer of all their academic credits" and "degree completion in the same amount of time as would have been the case at Mount Ida for the same or similar majors."

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  11. Higher Ed board demands info from Mount IdaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Disappointed state education officials want a face-to-face meeting with Mount Ida College executives and are demanding that the Newton college provide critical information by the end of the business day on Thursday. Executive committee members of the Board of Higher Education, which is vetting plans by the University of Massachusetts to acquire Mount Ida, met in Boston on Tuesday and discussed a deal announced Friday that appears to have taken public higher education officials by surprise.

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  12. Senate plans hearing on sale of Mount Ida College to UMassRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Massachusetts Senate has ordered an oversight hearing into the planned purchase by the University of Massachusetts of the assets of Mount Ida College, which plans to close at the end of the current semester. Senators said Wednesday they were irked they weren't given any advance notice of the purchase of the 74-acre Newton campus.

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  13. State higher ed department also scrubbing Mount Ida dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Boston Herald

    A student walks on the campus of Mount Ida College on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Staff Photo by Matt West In the deal, announced Friday, the private liberal arts college's 74-acre campus will become part of the University of Massachusetts, which in exchange will take on the school's estimated $55 million to $70 million debt.

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  14. Lasell College deal would have kept Mount Ida openRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Boston.com

    Before financially strapped Mount Ida College struck a deal with the University of Massachusetts Amherst to quickly sell its leafy campus and shutter the school, the college rejected an offer from nearby Lasell College that would have kept the school open and allowed its students to graduate. According to three Lasell officials with direct knowledge of the merger terms, the agreement with Lasell would have also allowed most Mount Ida faculty and staff to keep their jobs.

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  15. State demands info from Mt. Ida, seeks meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Lowell Sun

    Disappointed state education officials want a face-to-face meeting with Mount Ida College executives and are demanding that the Newton college provide critical information by the end of the business day on Thursday. Executive committee members of the Board of Higher Education, which is vetting plans by the University of Massachusetts to acquire Mount Ida, met in Boston on Tuesday and discussed a deal announced Friday that appears to have taken public higher education officials by surprise.

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  16. Baker says 'grown-ups' at Mt. Ida let students downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Mount Ida's leaders let their students and staff down, Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday, reacting to the planned closure of the Newton college and acquisition by UMass Amherst. "Like everybody, I was stunned, shocked, amazed and really disappointed by the current state of play at Mount Ida.

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  17. UMass Lowell officials to discuss options with Mt. Ida studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Home

    UMass Lowell officials will be visiting the Mount Ida campus on Wednesday to visit with students and discuss transfer options in the wake of UMass Amherst acquiring the Newton campus. "In the wake of Mount Ida College's closure, UMass Lowell will assist you in every way we can as you evaluate your transfer options," UMass Lowell wrote in a message to Mount Ida College families.

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  18. Column: Elk moving up into Shuswap areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    He was a massive bull elk. Actually a record-book bull. Floating just off the rocky shore at Shelter Bay down Highway #23 south of Revelstoke.

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  19. Mt. Ida College to close, assets purchased by UMassRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | Lowell Sun

    The University of Massachusetts has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire Mount Ida College, enabling the university system to establish a major presence in Newton, about 10 miles from downtown Boston. Under the newly announced deal, UMass Amherst will acquire the 74-acre Newton campus and use it to host Greater-Boston career preparation programs for UMass Amherst students as soon as this fall.

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  20. Apparently, having a sister school in Boston isn't enough for UMass AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Universal Hub

    ... to attend Mt. Ida next year and turned down other schools. It's unclear if any provisions are being made for them. Mount Ida is, or was supposed to be, merging with Lasalle. Either way, they aren't going to the school next year. Step 1) Buy the ...

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