December 12, 2022

Financial difficulties force Cazenovia College to announce plans to close

CAZENOVIA — On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the Cazenovia College Board of Trustees announced its decision to permanently close the college following he spring 2023 semester due to financial concerns.

Founded in 1824, Cazenovia College is the eighth-oldest private, independent college in New York State and the 28th-oldest independent college/university in the United States.

In a Dec. 7 press release announcing its decision, the college said it will finish out the fall 2022 semester as scheduled and continue to be fully operational through the spring, holding classes and events, including athletics and other normally scheduled activities.

During the spring semester, the college also intends to assist students with their transferring plans and provide additional supportive services such as counseling.