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...20 million over three years.Trustees hope the school can launch the effort before a team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools visits the university in mid-April to gauge its progress. S.C. State's accreditation has been...

Latest audit shows continuation of Paine's financial problems

As Paine College continues an aggressive fundraising campaign to turn around years of decline, the school's most recent financial audit shows climbing debt and more revenue loss over the last fiscal year.

South Carolina House approves firing SC State's trustees amid fiscal crisis

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - The state House voted Tuesday to fire all the trustees of financially troubled South Carolina State University, as the board met for the fourth time in 15 days and approved a no-confidence vote against suspended President Thomas Elzey.

Interfaith Coalition to hold rally for Paine College on Saturday

A monthlong fundraising campaign for Paine College led by Augusta's Interfaith Coalition will culminate Saturday with a rally to show support for the school.

SC State not alone among HBCUs struggling to survive

COLUMBIA- While decades of leadership strife have contributed to South Carolina State University's fiscal crisis, it is certainly not alone among historically black colleges nationwide struggling to survive.

Augusta Interfaith Coalition urges community to support Paine College

Augusta's Interfaith Coalition is imploring the community to make a drastic financial show of support for Paine College as the school attempts to regain fiscal stability and resolve accreditation problems.

SC State trustees meet as some senators want to fire them, keep mum on their plans for president

South Carolina State University trustees said Thursday they are being unfairly blamed for the university's problems, but likely will leave quietly in the best interest of the school if lawmakers fire them all.

Paine has no current plans to name permanent president, says spokeswoman

...private college's Board of Trustees decided the work being done to remove Paine from probation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges must remain the leadership's priority and not be interrupted by a presidential...

Paine football players still in shock over shutdown

Paine College running back Jeff Menefee said he and his teammates are stunned that the program has been discontinued.

Board of Regents approves proposal to merge Georgia State University, Georgia Perimeter College

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved a proposal to merge Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College into the largest school in the state.