Calvin College cuts 22 faculty, staff positions

Calvin College is cutting 22 faculty and staff positions as the Christian liberal arts school looks to cut long-term expenses and its 2013-14 budget.
AP Wire
May 26, 2013

 

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.

Comments

zwesterhouse

Looks like our collapsing economy in hitting every area of employment. Our technology will make they way we make money obsolete. So then what's next? Tokens? Credits? Slavery?

Sandypants

Communism.

 

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