From the Archives: How the Class of 1981 Nursed Wilson College Back to Health

February 04, 2013

In an attempt to stave off closure, Wilson College decided last month to admit men. This isn't the first time the institution has faced existential peril. Back in 1981, The Chronicle's Lawrence Biemiller wrote about the college's revival two years after trustees voted to close it. Here's his report from Chambersburg, Pa.