Phi Beta Cons

Yet Another School that’s in Serious Trouble

Sweet Briar in Virginia to Mills in California and now back to Virginia. According to this Inside Higher Ed story, Norfolk State is cutting back on personnel in the face of an alarmingly small incoming class. Norfolk State is an HBCU not known for solid academic standards. The institution came to my attention several years ago when a biology professor, Steven Aird, was terminated because he didn’t want to inflate grades and thus “help” his students the way the administration wanted. Here is that article.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.

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