No paychecks for Arkansas Baptist College faculty since November

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Faculty at Arkansas Baptist College have not been paid since November 1 and now the faculty senate wants the college's president and chief executive officer out.

"It's an institution that pretty much relies in terms of its resources upon that financial aid payment," said Shane Broadway with the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. Broadway serves as temporary spokesperson for the college.

He said the college is waiting to be reimbursed for federal funds. Those funds come from student loan tuition. Students went without books, grants, scholarships and federal loan proceeds for months. The college took out a temporary loan to pay students.

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