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.

Paine officials confirm football program suspended due to cost

Interim president Samuel Sullivan said the board of trustees voted to suspend the program for two years, leaving the option to bring football back in the future.

2014 tumultuous year for Paine College

Over the course of one year, Paine College experienced a campus shooting, an upheaval in administration, received its third accreditation sanction in three years and heard from hundreds of students demanding change.

Parents of children with disabilities will have a new option for education

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 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.

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.