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Rally held by LU alumni at Capitol in tribute of VP of student affairs who died

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) A rally took place Thursday at the Missouri Capitol by the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Lincoln University Alumni Association. The rally was held as a tribute to former Vice President of Student Affairs Antoinette “Bonnie” Candia-Bailey, who died by suicide on Jan. 8. The university has drawn criticism from some students

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Lincoln University students protest Board of Curators meeting following administrator’s death

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) Students of Lincoln University in Jefferson City protested on Tuesday afternoon ahead of a Board of Curators closed session meeting. The board was expected to discuss personnel issues during a closed session, according to a meeting agenda. The meeting follows the death of Vice President of Student Affairs Antoinette “Bonnie” Candia-Bailey,

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Bipartisan group of lawmakers believe Lincoln University may be historically underfunded

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) Lincoln University is an 1890 land grant university, but it wasn’t until 2022 that the state 100% matched that land grant, which has been required since 2007. Lincoln University deferred maintenance and certain projects because the state wasn’t matching its land grant for many years. Now, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel

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LU reaccredited by Higher Learning Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) Lincoln University was given a 10-year reaccreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, according to a Wednesday press release from the school. The report from the HLC found the University met all criteria for accreditation, reaffirming its accredited status until the 2032-2033 school year. Lincoln has been accredited by the HLC since 1926.

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