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Fayetteville State University Makes Several Changes to Its Academic Structure

Fayetteville State University, the historically Black educational institution in North Carolina, has announced several changes to its academic organizational structure. The School of Education will now be called the College of Education and the School of Business and Economics will be the College of Business and Economics. According to the university, “these new nomenclatures reflect the collective importance of each unit in terms of its array of course delivery, variety of degrees, and multiple disciplines offered.”

Also, the university announced the creation of the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work within the College of Arts and Sciences. According to the university, “the new School designations enhance opportunities for recruiting faculty and students along with securing external funding.”

The university stated that “the new academic organizational structure strategically enables FSU to strengthen the academic programs and promote the educational, social, cultural, and economic transformation of southeastern North Carolina and beyond.”


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