May 6, 2005
Middlebury College and Monterey Institute Consider an Unusual Merger
Left at the altar last year after its proposed merger with the University of California at Santa Cruz was dashed on the rocks of the California budget crisis, the Monterey Institute of International Studies is once again looking to get hitched.
This time it is courting a suitor across the country: Middlebury College.
Monterey, which offers only master's degrees, is seeking an affiliation to raise its visibility and help increase its enrollment. The institution now has about 780