Mount Ida College Closed Today

Mount Ida College officially closed today. A Newton institution for the last 119 years, thousands of students were a part of its many programs throughout that period.   Since 2015, NewTV partnered with Mt. Ida to provide a real-world facility for learning. Mustang...

Carlson Woods sale called off, following UMass’ Mount Ida acquisition

On the heels of news that UMass is acquiring Newton’s Mount Ida College, plans to build eight homes along Carlson Avenue will not go forward, Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced today

“I’ve spoken with University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan and he’s committed to being a good neighbor and working with the residents of Newton,” Fuller said in a statement.

Meehan said that the present agreement on the eight parcels along Carlson Avenue would not go forward as part of the UMass transaction, which was part of a positive dialogue about the future of the campus, the statement added.

Mount Ida and Lasell College won’t be merging

One month after announcing that they were exploring a potential merger, the two Newton-based liberal arts schools said in a brief statement that they would “not move forward with a merger,” the Boston Business Journal reports.
Warren to become a Mount Ida visiting fellow

Warren to become a Mount Ida visiting fellow

From Mount Ida College… President Barry Brown of Mount Ida College announced today that Setti Warren, outgoing Mayor of the City of Newton, will serve as a Visiting Fellow at Mount Ida College beginning in January 2018, following his departure from office. In...