Mesa college, Westminster, closing campus after 1 year

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Westminster College, one of five established liberal-arts schools that came to Mesa after the city launched a highly publicized recruiting drive, announced Tuesday it is closing its Mesa campus after only one year.

A news release from the college cited "less than expected enrollment and market demand" in Mesa.

Westminster agreed in early 2012 to set up shop in the city after Mesa spent several years soliciting proposals from more than 1,000 schools, mostly in the East and Midwest.

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