Immaculate Conception Catholic School is now enrolling students in a new, fully inclusive special education program it plans to open in the 2015-16 school year.
Paine College faculty members asked for the resignation of Silas Norman on Thursday after the Board of Trustees chairman orchestrated the removal of acting President Samuel Sullivan earlier this week.
Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
Paine College President George C. Bradley on Friday announced the college will implement furlough days, salary reductions and layoffs to save $2.4 million over the next fiscal year.
The details of Paine's troubles are unique, but the broader picture reflects shared problems among many HBCUs nationwide.
...status and the specter of an institution-crippling loss of accreditation by its sanctioning body, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.Paine's woes did not occur overnight, nor will they be redressed overnight...
There is no need for any more religion and never at schools! You parents already supposedly teach it in your homes and take your kids to churches any Sunday, Saturday and any evenings your churches hold sessions.
However Paine chooses to fix itself, it needs to act quickly.
George C. Bradley resigned as president of the embattled Paine College as the institution continues efforts to maintain its accreditation after years of fiscal instability.
Committee Chairman Michael Thurmond, a former Georgia Labor Secretary, said policies are being strengthened and finances are being scrutinized in order to remove Paine from probation from its accrediting body.