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University of Akron students sue school over doctoral program’s loss of dual accreditation—

The suit says the driving force behind the decision not to seek re-accreditation was Robert Schwartz, and that he was motivated to tank the program as part of a personal grudge he held against its director.

Karin Jordan, who led the program, reported Schwartz to school officials for misconduct around 2012, the suit says. Jordan’s complaint involved Schwartz being overseas while he said was supervising the Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling and, as a result, the university removed Schwartz from the position …

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