An April 1969 conference was held to plan for the college’s opening. Officials in attendance included Dr. James Houlihan, Robert Cataldo, chairman of the Sites Committee of the Massachusetts Board of Regional Community Colleges, J. Charles Lord, assistant to Dr. Houlihan, John Costello, Executive Director of the Mass. Board of Community Colleges, and Rep. Paul Sheehy of Lowell. ▲ 4