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Bluefield College Suspends Work on Bluefield School of Dentistry

July 02, 2014

Bluefield College administrators made the announcement, June 30, 2014, after Tazewell County officials informed the college they had decided to suspend funding for the public-private co-op and terminate the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two regarding the dental school.

“While our Board of Trustees remains supportive of the dental school project, we are suspending our activities until we know funding for the construction of the facility has been obtained and we have a new MOU with the county,” said Bluefield College President David Olive. “This was a joint venture from the beginning, and it isn’t practical for the college to take the project forward on its own.”

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