September 25, 2009 (CHICAGO) --Chicago State University is reportedly at risk of losing its accreditation. The Chicago Tribune is reporting the Higher Learning Commission - he region's accrediting agency - has warned the school that its future could be in jeopardy because of poor graduation and retention rates and troubled leadership and finances.
More than 6,800 students attend the South Side school. The school's provost told the paper that the faculty and staff are addressing the problems.
Losing accreditation can cost a university its federal funding and cost students class credits.