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electoral college(Encyclopedia)electoral college, in U.S. government, the body of electors that chooses the president and vice president. The Constitution, in Article 2, Section 1, provides: Each State shall appoint, in such Manner...
Williams College(Encyclopedia)Williams College, at Williamstown, Mass.; coeducational; chartered 1785, opened as a free school 1791, became a college 1793, named for Ephraim Williams. The Williams campus, noted for its fine old bu...
Bennington College(Encyclopedia)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 devot...
Colby College(Encyclopedia)Colby College, at Waterville, Maine; coeducational; est. 1813, opened 1818. The school, principally a liberal arts college, adopted its present name in 1899. Its library includes the papers of Edwin A...
College Park(Encyclopedia)College Park. 1 City (1990 pop. 20,457), Clayton and Fulton counties, NW Ga., a residential suburb of Atlanta; inc. 1891. Georgia Military Academy (1900) is there. 2 City (1990 pop. 21,927), Prince Ge...
College Station(Encyclopedia)College Station, city (1990 pop. 52,456), Brazos co., E central Tex.; inc. 1938. In a prosperous cattle and cotton producing area, College Station doubled in population from 1970 to 1990. It is home t...
Pomona College(Encyclopedia)Pomona College: see Claremont Colleges.
Pitzer College(Encyclopedia)Pitzer College: see Claremont Colleges.
Queens College(Encyclopedia)Queens College: see New York, City Univ. of.
Radcliffe College(Encyclopedia)Radcliffe College: see Harvard University.
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