POLITICS: Extreme makeover -- SC State University board edition continues
01/06/2014 5:32 PM
03/14/2015 4:08 AM
The makeover of the S.C. State University board of trustees is continuing.
Three incumbents have chosen not to seek their seats again, the school said Monday. State legislators punted four board members in last year’s trustees election -- including one who was running unopposed -- in an effort to make over the Orangeburg school suffering from years of severe debt, declining enrollment and leadership quarrels.
By the next summer, the 13-member board of the state’s only historically black college will have nine new trustees elected since last year.
News about S.C. State’s board makeover came as the Joint Legislative Committee to Screen Candidates for College and University Boards of Trustees released Monday the names of the 84 people who filed notices of intent for 58 board seats at 11 schools.
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