Clarkson University

Dr. Tony Collins, president of Clarkson University
Clarkson University

There is a new member of the higher education community in the capital region. Clarkson University based in Potsdam, New York, is now in Schenectady. The Clarkson University Capital Region Campus at 80 Nott Terrace in Schenectady is the former Union Graduate College. Clarkson University President Dr. Tony Collins tells WAMC’s Brian Shields that the merger which took effect February 1st began to take shape just over one year ago.

Clarkson and Union Graduate Explore Merger

Mar 16, 2015
Courtesy of Clarkson University

Clarkson University is exploring a merger of graduate programs with Union Graduate College in Schenectady, and an affiliated Hudson Valley program likely will expand as a result. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Clarkson President Dr. Tony Collins about the potential merger.

Clarkson University

Clarkson University in Potsdam and Union Graduate College in Schenectady will explore a merger of graduate programs.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

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