St. Augustine’s moves classes online: 5 things to know

Starting April 1, St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh will move classes online and most students will stay home after the Easter break. The move comes as the historically Black university continues to deal with the fallout from accusations of years of financial mismanagement.

St. St. Augustine’s is a 157-year-old private Episcopal university and the smaller of Raleigh’s two HBCUs. The university has about 750 students on its 100-acre campus just outside downtown Raleigh.

Classes move online

The university’s interim president, Marcus Burgess, announced that the school would go to remote learning in an email to students and staff Wednesday.

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