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GSU partners with SIU on combined BA/JD degree program

Students at Governors State University will be eligible for law school admission at Southern Illinois University through a new 3 + 3 partnership between the two institutions.

The agreement, approved in June, also creates a way to diversify the student body at the SIU law school that over time will help improve the low minority numbers in the legal community. Dean Camille M. Davidson of the SIU School of Law said now the makeup of the legal community is only 4.5% African American and 4% Latino. 

The program will allow GSU students working toward . . .

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