Bennett College Stands Resilient in the Face of Accreditation Loss

Stephen G. Hall
Feb 28, 2019 - 5:00

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Key Facts: Bennett College, a historically Black (HBCU) private women's college in Greensboro, North Carolina, lost its reaccreditation bid with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools on the 18th of February. This ruling comes after an aggressive two-month fundraising campaign launched by...

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One Reply to “Bennett College Stands Resilient in the Face of Accreditation Loss”

  1. I’d read somewhere that the failed accreditation was due to financial instability, I think? They pulled together ten million in donations in a month and that’s *still* not good enough for the accrediting body? Something stinks here, like the fix was in regardless, and the financial situation was only the excuse.

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