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Case 1:09-cv-02327-WSD Document 9 Filed 08/27/2009 Page 1 of 3

IN THE UNITE D STATES D ISTRICT COU RT


FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT O F GE OR GIA
ATLANTA DIVISION

PAUL QUINN COLLEGE,

Plaintiff,
V. CIVIL ACTION
FILE NO. 1-09-CV-2327
THE S OUTHERN ASS OC IATION
OF COLLEGES AN D SCHOOLS
COMMISSION ON COLLEGES, INC.,

Defendant.

PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION

THIS MATTER is before this Court on the Plaintiff's Motion for Temporary

Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunctive Relief. The Parties have informed

the Court that they have consented, stipulated, and agreed to the entry of this Order

Granting Preliminary Injunction ("Order") in order to protect the rights and

interests of the Parties during the pendency of these proceedings .

NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby ORDERED as follows :

(1) Paul Quinn College located in Dallas, Texas, is hereby reinstated to


membership in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on
Colleges, Inc ., (SACS-COC), in the same status it was in immediately before the
action to remove it ; that is, as a member on Probation ;

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(2) Copies of this Order shall be sent by the Parties, or either of them, in
writing, by e-mail, facsimile or other means of electronic transmission, to the
United States Department of Education and to the Texas Department of Education .
Receipt of a copy of this Order shall serve as notice that Paul Quinn College has
been reinstated to membership in SACS-COC, and that Paul Quinn College is and
remains eligible to participate in all Title IV Federal Student Assistance Programs
and all Texas Financial Aid programs . The Parties to this action shall cooperate
with one another in providing notice and copies of this Order to all parties who
have received notice of the action by SACS-COC removing Paul Quinn College
from membership .

(3) SACS-COC shall, as soon as practicable, but no later than 5 :00 p .m.
on Friday, August 28, 2009, post notification on its website of the entry of this
Order and that Plaintiff Paul Quinn College has been and is restored to
membership in SACS as a member on Probation, pending further Order of this
Court; and

(4) This Order shall remain in full force and effect and binding upon the
Parties, pending further order of this Court .

This the 27~'day of 2009 .

United States District Judge

Stipulated, Consented and Agreed to


this 26th day of August, 2009 .

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Patrick W . McKee,
Georgia Bar No . 494325
Attorney for Defendant Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Inc .

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Michael Gardner
Texas Bar No . 24002122
Attorney for Plaintiff Paul Quinn College

Robert S . Thompso
Georgia Bar No . 709650
Attorney for Plaintiff Paul Quinn College

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