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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia regulators have revoked the accreditation for Mountain State University's nursing school, effective Aug. 31.

Media outlets report that the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses announced the move on Thursday.

School administrators had been granted an extension for its provisional accreditation in January. At the time, the state nursing board said it would yank the accreditation if major changes weren't made.

The nursing program was placed on provisional accreditation in November 2010. MSU was cited then for a litany of problems.

They included a lack of administrative leadership, the loss of national nursing accreditation, failing to make required changes to course curriculum and failing to keep up-to-date student records regarding classes and their degree progress.

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