Morthland College Fined $2 M-Plus

FRANKLIN COUNTY — A federal and state investigation reveals troubling findings at West Frankfort’s Morthland College, with “numerous ethical and financial issues” resulting in a more than $2 million fine from the Department of Education.

The DOE and Illinois Board of Higher Education interviewed select college staff one on one Tuesday, reviewing student records, the college’s contracts and financial statements.

The investigation adds to a troubling financial history for the young Christian college.

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