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TURNING A FOOTBALL FIELD INTO A FARM: HOW THE ‘URBAN WORK COLLEGE’ COULD LOWER COLLEGE COSTS

When Michael Sorrell took over as president of Paul Quinn College in 2007, the place was nearly broke and faced a possible loss of accreditation. Sorrell wasn’t interested in following the usual playbook for running a college, so he took unusual steps right from the start. He cut the football program, for instance, and turned the playing field into an urban farm. 

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