Mid-Continent University

Education
4:18 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Murray State’s Next President Says University Discussing Short, Long Term Roles with Mid-Continent

Murray State’s next president, Bob Davies, says while MSU is focusing on helping Mid-Continent University students after their school’s closure, it is also discussing its role in the future of the Mayfield facility.

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Education
2:19 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

MSU Transfer Credit Could Be Available for Mid-Continent Students; AG Conway Pledges Support

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UPDATE: 3:10 p.m.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has pledged his support to students affected by the shutdown of Mid-Continent University.

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Higher Education
9:03 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Mid-Continent Chairman Confirms Layoffs, School Will Operate Through June 30

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The chair of Mid-Continent University's Board of Trustees says the entire staff of the 2,500-student Christian school has been laid off.  The Mayfield-based MCU has been battling financial and accreditation issues for more than a year.

Chairman Tom Butler said all employees were let go Wednesday, but classes will continue until June 30.

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Education
3:27 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Mid-Continent University Appoints Tom Walden as New Acting President

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On Saturday, Mid-Continent University leaders appointed Dr. Robert "Tom" Walden as acting president, effective immediately, replacing current acting president Dr. Ken Winters. 

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Education
11:54 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Fitness Games and Healthy Education at WOW Kids Fitness & Wellness Fair

Woodmen of the World hosts a Kids Fitness & Wellness Fair at Mid-Continent University's gymnasium on Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features sports safety and first aid information, anti-drug and alcohol education, health screenings, story time, gardening demonstrations, healthy snacks, games and a Nintendo Wii and Wii Fit giveaway. WOW Community Outreach Manager Angela Hatton joins us on Sounds Good to tell us more. 

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Education
5:19 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Ken Winters Says He's Optimistic About Mid-Continent's Financial Outlook

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Acting Mid-Continent University President Ken Winters says he’s now optimistic about the steps the college is taking towards rectifying its recent financial crisis. 

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Education
7:30 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

Mid-Continent University President Steps Aside, School Will Not Close

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Mid-Continent University’s president Dr Robert Imhoff is stepping aside amidst the school’s precarious financial crisis. 

In a Saturday morning board meeting, MCU officials appointed Dr. Ken Winters of Murray to replace Imhoff as active president. 

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Education
2:17 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Mid-Continent Students Could Be Given Transfer Status to MSU

Mid-Continent University is undergoing a deep financial crisis that could result in the school's closure.  In turn, many are wondering what would happen to the students. 

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Education
4:44 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Mid-Continent University "Doing Everything They Can To Stay Open"

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A Mid-Continent University official says they’re doing everything they can to keep the university open despite a dire financial situation.

More than 2500 students attend the Mayfield-based Christian University. 

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Education
4:03 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Mid-Continent Ready for Accreditation Review, Hopes to Be Taken Off Watch List

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Mayfield’s Mid-Continent University will find out in the coming weeks whether or not it will receive reaccreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and School after being placed on warning status last year.

If an institution loses its accreditation it will no longer qualify for federal student aid.

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