Tuesday, January 9, 2018
ABA Journal, North Carolina Central, Arizona Summit Found Out of Compliance With ABA Accreditation Standards:
The ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar recently notified two law schools—North Carolina Central University School of Law and Arizona Summit Law School—that they were not in compliance with specific accreditation standards. Additionally, the section released a December 2017 accreditation committee decision that the Appalachian School of Law remains noncompliant with Standards 501(a) and 501(b), which deal with law school admissions. ...
Phyliss Craig-Taylor, dean of North Carolina Central University School of Law, did not respond to an ABA Journal request for comment. ... “Last week, we completed a second multimillion dollar capital raise to solidify the school’s financial position. We also have reduced cost structure commensurate with plans to maintain a substantially downsized school. Shortly, we will be notifying the ABA of these developments with an updated report,” Donald Lively, president of Arizona Summit, told the ABA Journal. ... Sandra Keen McGlothlin, interim dean of Appalachian, did not respond to an ABA Journal request for comment.