Wells College placed on probation by accrediting organization

Wells College has been placed on probation by its accreditation organization and given two years to come into compliance.

The Aurora-based private college was told it received the designation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education on June 28, according to a statement on the college’s website from President Jonathan Gibralter and board of trustees Chair Carrie Bolton. The commission said the college is not in compliance with its “Planning, Resources, and Institutional Improvement” standard and also with its standard related to financial documentation, funding sources and financial development.

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