Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: Sojourner-Douglass College

Md. reaches $400K settlement in grant-funding case with Sojourner-Douglass

Now-defunct Sojourner-Douglass College has agreed to pay approximately $400,000 in unused grant funds back to the state as a part of a settlement agreement announced Wednesday. The settlement resolves claims brought in November that the college, which lost its accreditation ...

Read More »

4th Circuit affirms judgment against Sojourner-Douglass

The fight to save Sojourner-Douglass College, which was forced to shut its doors in 2015 after losing accreditation, was dealt another blow Thursday as the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a federal judge’s summary judgment ruling dismissing the case. ...

Read More »

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, ...

Read More »

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.

Read More »

Judge declines to restore Sojourner-Douglass’ accreditation

A federal judge has denied a preliminary injunction that would have restored the accreditation of Sojourner-Douglass College, calling into question whether the school’s next term will move forward. The school’s lawsuit against the Middle States Commission on Higher Education remains ...

Read More »

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Ellen L. Hollander heard final arguments Monday on the college’s request to reinstate its accreditation, which was withdrawn June 30.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 ...

Read More »

Federal judge weighing future of Sojourner-Douglass College

A federal judge is considering whether to grant Sojourner-Douglass College’s request to reinstate its accreditation, which was withdrawn June 30. Sojourner-Douglass filed both a motion for a temporary restraining order and a lawsuit against the Middle States Commission on Higher ...

Read More »