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BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - Mountain State University will learn next month whether it will keep its general accreditation.

University officials met Monday in Chicago with five trustees from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to present the school's case.

In February, commission officials visited the private Beckley university's campus to evaluate whether the school has corrected problems in governance, leadership and faculty.

Mountain State Board of Trustees chairman Jerry Ice tells The Register-Herald (http://bit.ly/Jcbpng ) that interim President Richard Sours answered questions from the commission during Monday's meeting. Sours also presented changes the school has made to address the accrediting body's concerns.

The commission plans to make a final decision in June.

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