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Sojourner-Douglass College to lose accreditation in June
Sojourner-Douglass College to lose accreditation in June

Sojourner-Douglass College in Baltimore could close in June, when it is set to lose its accreditation in a rare move spurred by the private, nonprofit institution's persistent financial troubles. The East Baltimore college, which has an enrollment of about 1,100 students, would be ineligible to receive any federal financial aid if it loses its accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Most colleges and universities that lose their accreditation close, but sometimes they are absorbed by another institution. Charles W. Simmons, the college's president and founder, could not be reached for comment Tuesday about whether the school plans to appeal the...

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