Kenyon College, at Gambier, Ohio; Episcopal; coeducational; chartered and opened 1824. It was founded by Philander Chase as a theological seminary with some undergraduate work and assumed its present name in 1872. Women were first admitted in 1969. The college publishes a noted literary quarterly, the Kenyon Review.
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