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Although women were first admitted to Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1903, it was several years before a dormitory was erected to house them.  By 1917, the thirty women who were enrolled at MAC were housed in two fraternity houses leased for them by the college, but with the enrollment numbers rising after the First World War, [[b:butterfield_kenyon_l|President Kenyon L. Butterfield]] sought a more suitable solution.  Although women were first admitted to Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1903, it was several years before a dormitory was erected to house them.  By 1917, the thirty women who were enrolled at MAC were housed in two fraternity houses leased for them by the college, but with the enrollment numbers rising after the First World War, [[b:butterfield_kenyon_l|President Kenyon L. Butterfield]] sought a more suitable solution. 
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