Henry Epp Henry is a reporter and host of All Things Considered on VPR. Marlboro College, University Of Bridgeport Call Off Merger Talks By Amy Kolb Noyes & Henry Epp • Sep 17, 2019 Listen Listening... / VPR's Henry Epp spoke to Marlboro College President Kevin Quigley on Monday. A merger plan between Vermont's Marlboro College and University of Bridgeport, in Connecticut, was put on ice Friday. Marlboro College announced on its website that the institutions suspended those negotiations "due to concerns around the sustainability of a merged institution." Marlboro College Plans To Merge With Connecticut-Based University of Bridgeport By Henry Epp • Jul 26, 2019 Two private New England school are taking steps to join forces next year. Marlboro College in southern Vermont plans to merge with the University of Bridgeport, based in Connecticut, the schools announced Thursday.