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Crisis At Bethune Cookman University

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Bethune-Cookman University is facing an “existential threat.”That’s according to the interim president Hubert Grimes, who talked to reporters this week about the university’s ballooning debt and other issues that have contributed to the crisis.

From our Education Desk, 90.7’s Matthew Peddie talked to Annie Martin, who covers higher education for the Orlando Sentinel, about the Bethune Cookman crisis.

Education reporting on 90.7 is supported by Helios Education Foundation

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »