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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The University of Charleston has
decided against opening a branch of its pharmacy school in
President Edwin Welch said in a statement Friday that the
school's Board of Trustees concluded that opening a branch at
Midway College in Paintsville, Ky., wasn't in the best interests of
The two institutions started discussions in January regarding
the branch pharmacy school proposal. It would have established a
four-year pharmacy doctorate program at the Paintsville campus
starting in January 2013.
The University of Charleston's pharmacy school opened in 2006
and graduated its first class in 2010. It has a current enrollment
of 290 students.
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