Sunday, April 17, 2016

UWEC details how millions in budget cuts is impacting the university - Jessica Bringe, WEAU

Chancellor James Schmidt says the impact of $12.3 million in cuts to UW-Eau Claire’s general fund is being seen across the campus. Schmidt said, “Now that the dust is settled from the budget cuts at UW-Eau Claire we have very clear quantifiable series of facts and numbers about the impacts.” Schmidt says 179 full time equivalent positions were cut, 197 fewer course sections are being offered this spring and class sizes have grown 14 percent. “My biggest fear is that this decade long series of cuts that we have from the state will continue,”

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