Concordia University School of Law will remain open after finding a new parent institution, ending a week and a half of uncertainty about its future.

Officials with Concordia University, St. Paul announced Thursday that their institution will take over the Boise, Idaho, law school from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. (Both universities are affiliated with the Lutheran church, but operate separately.) The Portland-based Concordia is slated to close at the end of the semester amid declining enrollment and financial shortfalls, which left the 8-year-old law school scrambling to stave off closure.

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