Bates College

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Bates College,

at Lewiston, Maine; coeducational; founded 1855 as Maine State Seminary, chartered as a college 1864. It was the first Eastern college to admit women students. The Edmund S. Muskie Archives are there.
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Said a professor at Bates University, "That a group from Africa would suddenly show up at our doorstep is really a surprise.