Bethune-Cookman, Tennessee State Removed from Accreditation Sanction; Saint Augustine’s Placed on Warning

By Jarrett Carter Sr. HBCU Digest Bethune-Cookman University and Tennessee State University headline a list of historically Black institutions to be removed from accreditation sanction during the summer meetings of the Southern Association of Colleges […]


Fisk University Probation Status Lifted

NASHVILLE–Fisk University has received notification from Officials with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (Commission of Colleges), that its three-year process to settle its accreditation has concluded. Probation has officially been lifted. According to […]


Accrediting Body Removes Probationary Status as Tennessee State University Demonstrates Academic Excellence

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee State University has demonstrated to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) that the institution is in compliance with the Principles of Accreditation. The accreditation agency announced Thursday that the sanction has been removed based on the successful report that TSU submitted which addressed one […]


Bloomberg Awards Meharry Medical College $34 Million for Student Debt, Largest Gift in College’s History

Nashville, Tennessee–Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today announced that Bloomberg Philanthropies has awarded $34 million to Meharry Medical College to help increase the number of Black doctors in the U.S. by significantly reducing […]