The GRE may not be the best way of determining who is fit for graduate school, according to a new study co-authored by a Vanderbilt and Fisk University professor.
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Tuesday, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools took Fisk off probation. SACS was concerned about the school’s financial situation. University officials had warned in the past the school could close because it didn’t have enough money.
Fisk University will stay on probationary status with it’s accreditor. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools still has concerns with the financial stability on campus.
The years-long court battle over Fisk University’s right to sell a stake in its art collection is officially over. The final order was entered yesterday, setting up how Fisk and the Crystal Bridges Museum in Arkansas will share the famous Stieglitz Collection.
The long court battle over whether Fisk University can sell a stake in a valuable art collection may be coming to an end.
Nashville’s Fisk University will end the week in better shape than it started, according to school President Hazel O’Leary. Fisk received approval to sell a $30 million stake in its art and use the money to shore up its precarious finances.
Officials from a regional accreditation group visited Fisk University this week. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has warned Fisk officials that the school is as at risk of losing its accreditation.
The museum in Arkansas that’s offered a $30 million lifeline to Fisk University in exchange for art has lost some excitement for the deal, which remains tied up in court.
A three judge panel of the Tennessee Court of Appeals may hold the fate of Nashville’s Fisk University. The cash-strapped school made what could be a final plea Tuesday as it tries to get $30 million for a donated art collection.
The Tennessee Attorney General wants to prevent Fisk University in Nashville from selling off its most valuable art collection, donated by Georgia O’Keeffe. State attorneys filed an appeal Monday, asking a state court to set aside a decision by a Davidson County chancellor that would allow Fisk to sell a share of the art to a museum in Arkansas.
One of Fisk University’s longtime professors is celebrating his 90th birthday this weekend. Matthew Kennedy lead the famed Jubilee Singers for nearly a quarter century, but it was the piano that brought him to Fisk.
The century-old recordings on “There Breathes a Hope” were made at a critical time when spirituals could have died off along with the last of the former slaves.
One of Nashville’s oldest publishing companies also played a supporting role in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., whose birthday will be celebrated Monday.
Fisk University may get to sell a stake in its $74 million art collection, but the cash-strapped school won’t have much discretion on how to spend the proceeds. A judge has okayed the sale with stipulations.
A Nashville judge shot down a proposal by the Tennessee Attorney General to temporarily house a famed art collection at the Frist Center while the owner, Fisk University, gets its finances in order. The judge see’s the proposal as merely a short-term solution in a case that’s dragged on nearly five years.
Students at Nashville’s Fisk University gathered last night to make clear they want to keep their art. A proposal by the Tennessee Attorney General would place the cash-strapped school’s most valuable collection at the Frist Center.
Nashville’s Frist Center could get to house an art collection owned by Fisk University that another museum is willing to pay millions of dollars for. Tennessee’s Attorney General has proposed that the Frist take over the Stieglitz Collection until Fisk gets its financial house in order.
A group of Tennessee universities have won a 20 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new clean energy technologies.
A judge wants to see more options before allowing Fisk University to sell a 50% stake in its famed art collection to an out-of-state museum. A court decision issued Friday rejects the current proposal but affirms Fisk can’t afford to hold onto its art.
A ruling over whether Fisk University can sell a stake in its famed art collection is due from a Nashville judge today. The historically black institution has said that if the answer is no, the university may have to suspend operations.