Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Gets $2.1 million Grant for UnderservedSeptember 9, 2016 | :
by Jenny Smith
The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will be starting the year off with a $2.1 million federal grant to better support underserved students.
MCLA President James F. Birge announced the grant during Tuesday morning’s opening breakfast.
The college has been awarded a $2.177 million Title III “Strengthening Institutions Program” grant from the U.S. Department of Education to increase retention and graduation rates of students from low-income families and students of color over the next five years.