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Md. sues for unused funds given to now-unaccredited college

Embattled Sojourner-Douglass College, which lost its accreditation last year and has been fighting to regain it ever since, is facing additional legal woes after Maryland’s attorney general announced Friday the state will sue for repayment of unspent grant funds. The suit, ...

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Sojourner-Douglass continues fight to reinstate accreditation

One year after losing its accreditation over financial difficulties and then unsuccessfully suing to get it back, Sojourner-Douglass College is appealing a federal judge's decision to grant summary judgment in favor of the accrediting body.

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Judge hears final arguments on future of Sojourner-Douglass College

The future of Sojourner-Douglass College is now in the hands of a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander heard final arguments Monday on the college’s request to reinstate its accreditation, which was withdrawn June 30. Sojourner-Douglass filed on ...

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Judge grants Baltimore International College 2 weeks’ grace

Baltimore International College will hold on to its accreditation long enough to start the fall semester next week after a U.S. District Court judge threw the school a lifeline. The culinary and hospitality school’s accreditation was due to expire midnight ...

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Baltimore International College keeps accreditation

Baltimore International College will retain its accreditation, and the critical federal financial aid eligibility that comes with it, to start the fall semester following a judge’s order issued late Wednesday night. U.S. District Court Judge Marvin J. Garbis issued a ...

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Baltimore International College seeks to stay open

Baltimore International College made an 11th hour bid Wednesday to hold on to its accreditation, seeking to maintain that key stamp of approval to start the fall semester and keep its acquisition by a for-profit university on track. The troubled ...

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Baltimore International to be taken over by Virginia-based Stratford

Baltimore International College’s hospitality and culinary arts programs will soon be taken over by Virginia-based Stratford University, officials announced Monday, in a deal struck following the loss of Baltimore International’s accreditation that would have threatened the 39-year-old school’s existence. BIC ...

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Baltimore International College remains open for now

Baltimore International College will not be closing immediately, its board of trustees said Thursday, but its future could lie in merging with another institution or appealing the pending loss of a critical accreditation. The statement ended a day and a ...

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Baltimore International College’s future in jeopardy

Nervous and, in some cases, angry students of Baltimore International College will have to wait until Thursday to see if their school will be closed in the wake of its losing a vital accreditation. The school was also criticized for ...

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