WBEZ | Dr. Dolores Cross http://www.wbez.org/tags/dr-dolores-cross Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en A former college president's fall from academia http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-28/former-college-presidents-fall-academia-85788 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-28/Ali_Deloresvsm.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>On Wednesday <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> presented Part 1 of WBEZ’s Richard Steele’s conversation with former Chicago State University president <a href="http://doloresdrc.org/" target="_blank">Dr. Dolores Cross</a>.</p><p>Cross resigned from <a href="http://www.morrisbrown.edu/" target="_blank">Morris Brown College</a> in Atlanta after she was accused of embezzling millions of dollars in student financial aid. Recently it was reported that the <a href="http://www.ed.gov/" target="_blank">U.S. Department of Education</a> will forgive nearly $9.5 million&nbsp; of the debt owed by the historically black college. Morris Brown will have to pay the remaining $500,000 owed.</p><p>In Part 2 of Steele’s conversation with Dr. Cross, he asked about the terms of Cross' sentence.</p><p><em>Music Button: The Dining Rooms, "You", from the CD Tre, (Guidance Recordings)</em></p></p> Thu, 28 Apr 2011 14:13:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-28/former-college-presidents-fall-academia-85788