Grant will help establish the college library as central to campus learning


college-libraryHampshire College’s leaders are invoking the spirit of experimentation that founded the College as they launch a far-reaching initiative to establish the college library as the hub of campus learning and a model for higher education. And a major foundation has endorsed the plan by awarding the College a $1.2 million grant to fund it.

Hampshire has earned the grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in response to the College’s proposal, titled Learning Commons 3.0, for the reinvention of...

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