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Saint Augustine’s Loses Accreditation Appeal

Struggling Saint Augustine’s University has lost an appeal to maintain its accreditation and now plans to file an injunction to...
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Struggling Saint Augustine’s Hit With $7.9 Million Tax Lien

Financial issues continue to mount for the beleaguered North Carolina HBCU, even as it awaits a looming decision on its accreditation status.

Southern Accreditor Imposes Probation on 5 Colleges

The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has placed four institutions on probation and continued...
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Aspiring Accreditor Focuses on Student Outcomes

The Postsecondary Commission aims to offer a new model of evaluating institutions. It has powerful supporters, vocal critics and a long road ahead to federal recognition.

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Strange Bedfellows on Accreditation

Jennifer Blum and Robert Shireman write that bipartisan consensus around improving accreditation is possible.

Education Dept. Outlines Possible Changes in Accreditation, Distance Education, Other Rules

The Education Department outlined in a series of issue papers released Tuesday how it would update the regulations for accreditation...

Fired Saint Augustine’s President Files EEOC Complaint

Former Saint Augustine’s University president Christine Johnson McPhail, who was recently fired by the SAU Board of Trustees, has filed...
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Struggling Bacone College Could Soon Lose Its Campus

The campus is headed to the auction block over unpaid bills. The small college, which serves many Native American students, may be forced to go online or close.