Entries by HEP News Staff

Northwestern University’s School of Journalism Does Not Renew Its Accreditation

The dean of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications has chosen to let its accreditation lapse. According to Medill’s dean, Dr. Bradley Hamm, the accreditation process is “flawed”. He said about the review process “It’s sort of a low bar.” Medill will no longer be accredited after this school year.

Oakland Community College Chancellor Timothy Meyer Suddenly Placed on Administrative Leave

Dr. Timothy Meyer, chancellor of Oakland Community College (OCC), was placed on administrative leave without explanation on Tuesday, May 19th. The OCC board voted 5 to 1 to remove Meyer from office. According to Meyer’s lawyer Raymond Cotton, Meyer does not know why he was dismissed. The OCC board has named vice president of administrative services Peter Provenzano as interim chancellor.