The Root has published two parts of a three-part series covering the years-old saga of finance and management issues at Bethune-Cookman University. The information, salaciousness, and tragedy of the story […]
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Court Ruling Confirms: HBCUs Do Not Have to Share If They Are Going Out of Business
A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed a lawsuit from former students at Mount Ida College, who claimed that the school defrauded them by not disclosing the financial struggles of […]
E. LaBrent Chrite Named Bethune-Cookman President
LISTEN: Bethune-Cookman Sets $7.5 Million Fundraising Goal to Help Save the University
BCU Vice President of Institutional Advancement Clifford Porter discusses three new fundraising campaigns designed to engage a variety of donors in building sustainability at the institution.
Bethune-Cookman Faculty, Staff Give $26,000 in Support of Accreditation Fundraiser
On-campus stakeholders at Bethune-Cookman University kicked off the second phase of a $1.5 million fundraising initiative last week, presenting a check for more than $26,000 to the university during a […]
Financial Auditors Predict Bethune-Cookman May Close. Here's Four Ways to Save the School
Without some significant moves from the BCU Board of Trustees, there will be no national fundraiser that will bail them out. Here are four solutions that could save the school, […]
Bethune-Cookman Officials Must Learn That Perception is Everything
For several years now, BCU has broken almost every rule in the crisis management playbook. It has been less than transparent, and instead of galvanizing its stakeholders, its bad decisions […]
WATCH: Bethune-Cookman Circus Continues With Announcement of Presidential Finalists
Inconsistent narratives pile up at the school in the midst of a financial crisis.
Anybody Else Tired of Hearing Folks at Bethune-Cookman Talk About Everything But Saving Bethune-Cookman?
Days after Bethune-Cookman University Interim President Hubert Grimes and Board Member Belvin Perry held a joint press conference to offer a vague state of the university and to blast Michelle […]
Amid Public Trustee Infighting, Bethune-Cookman Announces Employee Furloughs, Position Eliminations
The painful public collapse of BCU continues with layoffs and accusations of lawbreaking.
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