Bennington College, at Bennington, Vt.; coeducational (originally for women); chartered 1925, opened 1932. Its curriculum is based on individual interests and needs. All students are required to devote part of their time to off-campus employment, usually relating to their course of study. Many faculty members are practicing artists, and a close relationship between students and faculty is encouraged.
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