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With No Department Aid, Independence University to Lay Off Staff

July 27, 2021


Independence University is planning to lay off most of its staff within the next 60 days due to a lack of funds coming from the Department of Education, according to a message sent to employees obtained by Republic Report.

Paul Gardner, interim CEO of the Center for Excellence in Higher Education, which operates Independence University, said the institution hasn’t received any cash from the department since early May due to slow processing of its heightened cash monitoring funds.

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