First, the answer to last week's contest: Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Only one reader managed to correctly guess the answer, and he has a personal connection to the institution. In an explanation, winner Andrew Hernandez wrote:
I was an Assistant Dean of the College at Williams from 1988-93 and recognize the older white buildings, the far one I believe is Dodd House.
Upon entering the shot, submitter Laurel Hamers described the scene this way:
...the view from the just-constructed Sawyer Library, looking out over Dodd Circle (a collection of residence halls). The mountains in the background are the Berkshires.
And with that, here's this week's mystery photograph:
Check back next Friday for notes on where this photograph was taken—and see if your guess was accurate. And, in the meantime, consider submitting a photograph of your own.
View From Your Ivory Tower is a photo submission contest. High-resolution photographs of views from the windows of places of higher education should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the name of the institution and a description of the buildings or landscapes pictured. Those whose photos are selected will receive a free one-year subscription to our print magazine.