Alabama A&M Expecting Answer From SACS This Week On Nearly Year-Long Inquiry

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The inquiry into Alabama A&M University by its accrediting agency that has been ongoing for almost a year is expected this week to reach some closure.

The school is expecting to receive a response from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools about the inquiry that began when three people, including former Alabama A&M Vice President Dorothy Houston, filed complaints in October 2010.

"Alabama A&M University will receive a response regarding the inquiry of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools during the SACS annual meeting (today and Tuesday) in Orlando," AAMU President Andrew Hugine said in a statement to The Times.

"The university remains confident that we are in compliance with all core requirements and comprehensive standards of SACS."

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