COLUMBIA — S.C. State University’s history spans nearly six generations. Its fate will be decided over the next three months.
An upheaval is coming after years of financial mismanagement. S.C. State’s board is pushing out its president and the Legislature is ready to oust all its trustees. Meanwhile, enrollment continues to tumble and the school could lose its accreditation this summer.
Despite that dismal picture, higher education experts and key alumni said they see paths to the future for S.C. State.
They say South Carolina’s only state-funded historically black public college needs:
• Well-connected leaders capable of stabilizing the Orangeburg school
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