- Clarion University, one of the 14 schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, plans to cut numerous jobs, courses and even a program to address an $8 million deficit and falling enrollment.
- As many as 40 jobs will be cut, with German and French courses being eliminated and the school's music education program put on hiatus.
- If not addressed, the 6,500-student university's deficit could hit $12 million by 2015.
From the article:
... The plan calls for cutting up to 40 jobs, including 22 faculty, with more than a dozen other positions remaining unfilled or eliminated through retirements or other attrition. ...
... The school plans to shift some additional resources to growing academic areas, including nursing. ...