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REPORT: Wells College criticized by accreditor for mishandling closure announcement

Achievements of Class of 2022 celebrated during Wells College’s 154th Commencement Ceremony
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education criticized Wells College for failing to adequately plan and notify the accrediting body in a timely manner regarding its decision to close. Earlier this week Wells College announced ... more
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Wells College notified state of closure just days before telling students, faculty

Wells College notified state of closure just days before telling students, faculty
After announcing its closure due to financial difficulties, Wells College has swiftly implemented measures to support its students and staff. The college, which will cease operations at the end of the spring semester, has entered ... more
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Wells College’s financial woes exposed: Why did president collect $310K in bonuses during final years?

No cases of COVID-19 yet at Wells College
Wells College in Aurora is shutting down. While that news has reverberated throughout the Central New York community over the last three days since the College's surprise announcement, questions have swirled about notification. Students and ... more
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Community frustrated over Wells College sudden closure; enrollment and financial viability was in decline for years

Grant win for Wells College means water plant improvements can happen without tax implication
Fallout continues in the small community of Aurora, as well as others in Cayuga County, after the sudden closure announcement of Wells College. The small institution, which has served as a pillar in the community ... more
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Wells College shutting down: Officials say financial hurdles were too great

Wells College shutting down: Officials say financial hurdles were too great
In a significant announcement, Wells College has announced its upcoming closure at the end of this academic semester, citing financial struggles. The esteemed institution, which has been an integral part of the community since 1868, ... more
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