Building Where Sanders’ Wife Was College President is Sold - Higher Education
Higher Education News and Jobs

Building Where Sanders’ Wife Was College President is Sold

by Associated Press

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Vermont building that housed a now-defunct college where U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wife was president has been sold at auction.

The Burlington Free Press reports People’s United Bank took ownership of the former Burlington College property Wednesday for $3.1 million, about $650,000 less than the college has in debts.

Developer Eris Farrell hopes to buy the building.

Burlington College closed last year after struggling under the weight of a $10 million purchase of property and buildings from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington it made in 2010 during Jane Sanders’ presidency.

Federal investigators are looking into the finances behind the real estate deal put together by Jane Sanders.

A spokesman for Jane Sanders and the independent senator says the allegations that prompted the investigation were politically motivated attacks.

RELATED ARTICLES >>
Berea College and the Father of Black History Preeminent scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson has been dubbed “the father of Black history” and is known for earning degrees at the University of Chicago and Harvard, but less well known is how living in Appalachia and attending Berea College informed his...
Robeson Centennial Celebration Inspires New Diversity Efforts at Rutgers NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – In celebrating the 100th anniversary of the graduation of one of its most famous alumni, Rutgers University–New Brunswick is endeavoring to give Paul Robeson a measure of respect and honor in death that eluded him in life. No...
Rowan University Announces Launch of Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Rowan University has recently announced the establishment of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), an office on campus that will help the university become a model of diversity where equity and inclusion are intertwined with the scho...
White-Privilege Workshop at University of Iowa Canceled A White-privilege workshop that was scheduled to be held at the University of Iowa (UI) later this month has been canceled after stakeholders addressed concerns about the workshop. The university has held similar events in the past, however this w...
Semantic Tags: