Education: Death Notice

Fort Devens College was only meant to be a makeshift. It had been hastily put together in 1946 at a former Army post to handle Massachusetts veterans who couldn't get into other overcrowded colleges. In its heyday last fall it had an enrollment of 1,750' students. Last week, signalizing the decline of the G.I. boom, Fort Devens College gave notice that it would close up next spring for lack of students. Said Dean Wentworth Williams: "We are dying a natural death."


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