THE UNMAKING OF A COLLEGE – Review by Rachel West

In 2019, a crisis at Hampshire College was unfolding as new president Miriam “Mim” Nelson attempted to give up the independence of the experimental liberal arts school. Unhappy with the underhanded attempt to change the college’s status and seeking to hold the administration accountable, students led a 75-day sit-in protest in Nelson’s office – the longest of its kind in American college history.

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