Every campus has its ghosts. These are their stories.
From haunted libraries to doomed dorms, journalist Matthew L. Swayne has scoured the country for the creepiest ghost encounters at our bastions of higher education. This guide explores the strangest and most enduring stories, complete with first-hand accounts from ghost hunters and the tales behind the hauntings as they’ve been handed down through the generations.
Meet long-dead college faculty who just can’t get enough research time, coeds who met untimely ends, the carnivorous Penguin man, the ghostess with the mostess, and a supposed poltergeist named “Monkey Boy.” Turn off the lights and get ready for the chilling stories of the scariest places on the most popular American colleges.