Update: JConline published "Saint Joseph's considers plan to salvage programs," with reporting by Meghan Holden on February 28, 2017. Holden indicates that majors in business education, education, and biology with eight faculty members might be a possibility.
Saint Joseph’s College in Indiana has decided to temporarily close its Rensselaer campus starting in May. The trustees are planning at this time to continue operating a nursing program in Lafayette. The institution's web site includes a FAQ with information that is currently available.
Saint Joseph's has been struggling financially for a while and the institution's president, Robert Pastoor was sent a letter in late January, 2017 indicating that $20 million was needed for the school to remain open.
You can find a couple of articles in the regional media from earlier today
- "Board of Trustees votes to temporarily close Saint Joseph's College," from WLFI-TV, the CBS affiliate in Lafayette.
- "Saint Joseph's College to suspend operations," from the Lafayette Journal & Courier