Title: The case of mis-management and lost accreditation

Authors: Howard Griffin; Ron Stunda

Addresses: Georgia Gwinnett College, 1000 University Center Lane, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA ' Valdosta State University, 1500 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31698, USA

Abstract: This is a true story of a 100 year old plus academic institution, which saw its reputation maligned and discredited through the acts of a new university president. Those acts led to complete upheaval of the institution, numerous firings of faculty and staff personnel and the mass exit of others. The result was that a once well respected institution was now on the ropes and faced the possibility of shutting its doors.

Keywords: university administration; financial collapse; mis-management; lost accreditation; higher education; university presidents; USA; United States.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTCS.2016.078165

International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies, 2016 Vol.7 No.2, pp.99 - 104

Received: 04 Jan 2016
Accepted: 11 Jan 2016

Published online: 29 Jul 2016 *

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