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Calvin College cuts 22 faculty, staff positions

AP Wire • Jul 21, 2015 at 12:40 PM

The staffing reductions were done through layoffs, not renewing contracts for some temporary faculty and attrition.

The cuts were announced in a letter Thursday by school President Michael Le Roy.

Calvin College has about 750 faculty and staff. The cost-cutting measures come as the Grand Rapids school looks to reduce long-term debt that grew to $115 million between 1997 and 2012.

It's also trimming its 2013-14 budget by $4.7 million.

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