Paine College faculty members ask for board chairman's resignation

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.

Black colleges struggling, but still relevant, say supporters

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.

Ready for revival

The details of Paine's troubles are unique, but the broader picture reflects shared problems among many HBCUs nationwide.

A new doctor to manage Paine

...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...

Rants & Raves

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.

Paine president resigns

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.

Paine College plans furloughs, salary cuts, layoffs

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.

Make Paine ship-shape

However Paine chooses to fix itself, it needs to act quickly.

Superintendent finalist comes from troubled system

Angela Pringle, the finalist for Richmond County superintendent, says her experience will transfer well to Au­gusta's schools but won't say how or what skills she has that will change the system for the better.

My prayer for Paine

Unfortunately, the many positive accomplishments at Paine never receive great press.