LMC Suspends Fall 2012 Semester

Date Posted: 8/24/2012

Lon Morris College will suspend the fall semester as it continues to look for a purchaser of the college or a new financial partner.

The college was denied access to federal financial aid funds recently because of the Department of Education’s (DoE) decision not to permit students to use federal aid at the college solely because of its bankruptcy, even though the college has continued to operate and was preparing to open for the fall.

Dawn Ragan, the Chief Restructuring Officer of the college, said “The oldest junior college in Texas has been trying to do everything right to preserve an East Texas institution educating students for 158 years...

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