Historically Black Knoxville College in Tennessee lost its accreditation in 1997. It has not enrolled any students since the Spring 2015 semester. Now the city of Knoxville has forced college officials to leave campus because of unsafe conditions at the only two buildings that had remained open.
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Knoxville College in Tennessee has continue to operate for the past 18 years despite the fact that it lost its accreditation. This spring only 11 students are enrolled and the college announced that it would suspend all classes for the fall 2015 semester.
Knoxville College in Tennessee will use the grant to renovate the lower atrium of the Alumni Library. Floors, restrooms, and doors will be redone and new landscaping outside the building will be added.
Oakwood University, with only 1,939 students was able to beat its rivals, many of which have far larger student bodies, by calling on students, staff, and faculty at its partner institutions in the Seven-day Adventist network around the world to cast votes to benefit Oakwood.
Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.