Windham College in the News

A selection of historic articles about the construction of the Windham College campus, the original occupant of this beautiful site in Putney.

Windham Announces Drive (PDF, 772 KB) (September 11, 1962)
Public announcement of Windham College's intent to construct a campus in Putney, with well-known architect Edward Durell Stone at the helm.

Construction of Aiken Hall Dormitory (PDF, 454 KB) (November 8, 1962)
Describes the construction and occupancy of one of the first dormitories on campus, named after Vermont Senator and Putney native, George Aiken. Also describes the construction of Frost Hall, named after the poet Robert Frost.

Construction Contract Signed (PDF, 391 KB) (October 23, 1965)
Describes the selection and choice of construction company and signing of contracts for additional buildings on campus.

New Windham Library Opens (PDF, 306 KB) (November 11, 1966)
Describes the funding, purpose, and holdings of the library building with an update on other campus construction.

Stone Tours New Campus (PDF, 931 KB)  (October 9, 1967)
Describes campus architect Edward Durell Stone's second visit to the campus to see construction progress.

Windham Opens Student Union (PDF, 352 KB)  (February 15, 1968)
Describes the opening of the new Student Union on the Windham campus.

Articles are reprinted with the permission of the Brattleboro Reformer.