From higher ed neighbor to Bennett College benefactor

February 10, 2019 | Melissa Ezarik

As last week began, Bennett College was an institution in flux, fighting for its life. As this week closes, the North Carolina liberal arts college serving women of color has raised at least $8.2 million in its #StandWithBennett campaign. That’s well more than the $5 million minimum needed for its appeal to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, which removed Bennett from membership in December for financial reasons.

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