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Langston University cancels more than $4.5 million from student balances

Posted on AllSides March 24th, 2023
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David McDaniel/USA TODAY NETWORK

Langston University announced this week it will clear student balances for a second time in recent years to “lessen the burden” of those enrolled in the school.

More than $4.5 million in student debt is being canceled at the historically Black university in Oklahoma, Langston President Kent J. Smith Jr. said Wednesday in a letter to the university community.

The initiative brings the amount of debt cleared by the university to more than $9.2 million over the past two years. In 2021, Langston officials cleared $4.6 million in debt, according to...

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https://www.cnn.com/2023/03/24/us/langston-university-student-debt-reaj/index.html

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