The Peabody Post

Corcoran merges with GWU

George Washington University has announced that they will plan to take over the Corcoran Gallery and Corcoran College of Art and Design.  A similar merger occured in 1977, when Peabody Conservatory was absorbed by Johns Hopkins University.  GWU President Steven Knapp was provost of Johns Hopkins University from 1996 to 2007.  The story is featured in the GW Hatchet, “At rescued Corcoran College, a new kind of uncertainty,” and the Georgetowner, “The Redrawn Corcoran: a Question of Leadership.”corcoran

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