Holy Cross, College of the

Holy Cross, College of the, at Worcester, Mass.; Jesuit; founded and opened 1843, chartered 1865 as a school for men, coeducational since 1972. Noteworthy among its facilities are the O'Callahan Science Library and the Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies.

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