Alumni of the school include John Kerry and former New York City mayor John Lindsay.
The school has no tradition or culture that would ever allow or condone what happened to Chessy.
One prominent parent had sent a letter to other alumni and parents asking them to join him in pledging money to get Labrie a high-powered lawyer.
The magazine had published a story about her rape case, in which she claimed an 18-year-old senior at her former high school, the elite New England academy St.
She agreed to meet Labrie two nights before graduation.
It made the Labrie case particularly scandalous that those involved were in high school.