Sunday, March 24, 2024

Surviving Not One but Two College Closures - Johanna Alonso, Inside Higher Ed

When Alderson Broaddus University shuttered last August, several students transferred to Notre Dame College. Now it’s closing, too. My mom and I went and visited. I honestly loved it and committed right on the spot.” Two years later, though, the university abruptly shut down, just before the start of Cooper’s junior year. Disappointed but determined, she sought to transfer quickly to another institution that offered acrobatics and tumbling, a sport she had come to enjoy. She, along with six other women from the Alderson Broaddus team, ended up at Notre Dame College, just outside of Cleveland. But seven months later—just last week—Notre Dame announced that it, too, was closing.