A Bates College economics major from New Hampshire who is in a study-abroad program has gone missing in Rome, the college said today.
John Durkin, class of 2015, of Rye Beach was participating in the program through Trinity College in Hartford.
“On-site staff from Trinity are working actively with the Italian authorities to determine the circumstances surrounding his disappearance,” Bates College said in a statement posted on its website.
“We’re very concerned, of course. We certainly don’t want a student of ours to be missing,” said Meg Kimmel, associate vice president for communications at Bates.