Barrington merged with Gordon College in 1985, forming a United College of Gordon and Barrington.In April 2017, a public rift between the faculty and senior administrators widened when all seven members of the college's senate faculty resigned over "ongoing disagreement with the administration over shared governance, specifically in the processes of approving faculty promotion." On July 1, 2014, Gordon College President D.In late July, the Peabody Essex Museum ended its academic relationship with the Gordon's museum studies program.
Gordon College prohibits alcohol, tobacco, and narcotic or hallucinogenic drugs on campus Chapel services take place on Mondays and Wednesdays, and an academic convocation takes place on Fridays; attendance of chapel, convocation or other events (lectures, debates, presentations, films, exhibitions, etc.) is required to graduate.
Gordon sold its Boston campus on Evans Way to Wentworth Institute of Technology.
The Prince Memorial Chapel on the Wenham campus (since replaced) was named for Frederick Prince, and the Prince residence was named Frost Hall after Martha Frost.
It's just as simple as not being able to collaborate with an institution whose core values conflict with our own." The museum later withdrew its support for Gordon's grant application to the National Endowment for the Humanities that aimed at funding an expansion of its museum studies program.
At its April 2015 meeting, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges affirmed that Gordon's accreditation remained in good standing, with no further action required by the Commission at that time.