Timeline of Events
The original Brown Mackie College was founded in 1892 in Salina, Kansas as the Kansas Wesleyan School of Business.
The school was licensed by the Kansas Board of Regents to grant associate degrees
Education Management Corporation (EDMC) acquired eighteen schools from AEC, including the original Brown Mackie College.
Investigations into the recruiting practices of the school were launched by the Attorneys General of Kentucky and Indiana
Two of its former instructors, Perry E. Brown and A.B. Mackie, incorporated the school as The Brown Mackie School of Business.
Schools that would later carry the Brown Mackie name, were managed by several different organizations before being purchased by American Education Centers (AEC).
EDMC rebranded all of the AEC schools under the Brown Mackie name. Throughout the mid-to-late 2000s EDMC expanded the Brown Mackie system through the construction of new Brown Mackie colleges.
In November, the Justice Department announced that EDMC will be required to pay around $95.5 Million to settle claims against them regarding illegal recruiting techniques and high-pressure tactics to enroll new students in the schools. The company is also required to forgive $102.9 million in student loans.
During the most recent lawsuit, Brown Mackie College must pay $95.5 Million and forgive an additional $102.9 Million in Student Loans
If you attended Brown Mackie College, regardless of when you attended, you may qualify for partial or even full loan forgiveness.
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