Kentucky State U. dropping a quarter of its students for unpaid bills

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Kentucky State University will drop a quarter of its students from enrollment for unpaid bills, some of which are as high as $40,000 and have lasted two years, the university announced Wednesday.

It's a dramatic first step to what interim President Raymond Burse said will be sweeping changes, including possible furloughs, administrative restructuring and an examination of class offerings.

"We have a lot of broken processes in a lot of places," Burse said in a phone interview Wednesday afternoon. "They were not broken overnight, and it will take a while to fix them, but we will get it done."

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