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NIC President Nick Swayne

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NIC remains accredited
July 8, 2023 1 a.m.

NIC remains accredited

Accreditor extends show cause sanction

North Idaho College remains accredited though it will continue to operate under a show cause sanction.

Swayne: ‘It was tough to read the room’
July 2, 2023 1 a.m.

Swayne: ‘It was tough to read the room’

NIC president speaks about accreditation review

For North Idaho College, the verdict is about three weeks away. Regional accreditors have made their decision about the fate of the embattled Coeur d’Alene-based community college, President Nick Swayne said Wednesday. But the announcement won’t come before July 21.

Swayne asks court for summary judgment
May 11, 2023 1 a.m.

Swayne asks court for summary judgment

Attorneys representing North Idaho College President Nick Swayne have asked the court to grant him reinstatement without going to trial. Last Friday, Swayne’s legal counsel filed a motion for summary judgement in his lawsuit, which alleges that three NIC trustees violated the terms of his employment agreement when they placed him on administrative leave for no disciplinary reason in December 2022.

Judge upholds Swayne’s reinstatement
May 4, 2023 1 a.m.

Judge upholds Swayne’s reinstatement

A Kootenai County judge reaffirmed her order requiring North Idaho College to reinstate Nick Swayne as the college’s active president. Judge Cynthia Meyer issued a written decision Wednesday afternoon denying NIC’s request that she overturn her March decision, which forced the college to restore Swayne to his job while his lawsuit seeking permanent reinstatement proceeds.