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Si Tanka students, faculty empty troubled campus

Students and faculty at Si Tanka University began to empty out the campus in Huron, South Dakota, after giving up hope that the school's financial woes would be resolved.

Si Tanka President Francine Hall confirmed she has dropped efforts to keep the off-reservation campus afloat. She said she will work to ensure the campus on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation stays open.

Students, who only received a portion of their financial aid, began packing their belongings as they explored options for continued schooling. Some are transferring elsewhere.

Faculty, who haven't been paid since February 15, decided to quit on Monday and voiced frustration at Hall and other Si Tanka administrators.

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After months on financial edge, faculty leaders end semester (The Sioux Falls Argus Leader 3/30)

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