College of St. Joseph in Danger of Losing Accreditation - Higher Education
Higher Education News and Jobs

College of St. Joseph in Danger of Losing Accreditation

by Associated Press

RUTLAND, Vt. A small, private Vermont college is in danger of losing its accreditation.

The Rutland Herald reports the New England Association of Schools and Colleges said Tuesday that the College of St. Joseph may not meet financial standards outlined by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

The college’s board of trustees announced last month they were considering closing the school. Financial issues stem from falling enrollment and losses from an unsuccessful physician’s assistant program.

CSJ officials say the school has used 90 percent of its $5 million endowment.

The college must submit a report by June 28 that proves it has “sufficient human, financial, information, physical and technological resources.” The commission will review the report before it decides to put the school on probation.

RELATED ARTICLES >>
Signs of Hope for Knoxville College Knoxville College is set to begin enrolling students again following a vote last week from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) to grant re-activation. The commission’s vote on May 17 signaled a new beginning for the historically Black...
Accreditation Council Discusses ‘New Normal’ at Annual Conference Educators, legislators, and others attending the annual conference of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation this week in Washington, D.C. are addressing numerous issues related to this year’s theme, “The New Normal For Accreditation: Val...
SACSCOC Places Johnson C. Smith University on Probation Johnson C. Smith University, the small private 150-year-old liberal arts institution in Charlotte, N.C., was placed on probation by the influential Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), a move considered an ad...
After Accreditation Success, Experts and Advocates Optimistic About Cheyney The nation’s oldest HBCU avoided a potentially fatal blow on Friday after a regional accrediting board extended its accreditation by a year. In recent years, Cheyney University, located outside Philadelphia, has experienced low enrollment, fina...
Semantic Tags: