To save money, West Virginia University is looking to cut 32 majors and completely dissolve its world language department. The proposed cuts were announced just days before the start of the fall semester, as students returned to campus.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On Friday, West Virginia University announced the initial recommendations for cuts to academic programs to address an estimated $45 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2024. The recommended cuts - which include the complete dissolution of the World Languages Department - are part of a larger transformational process the university has been undergoing for several years. Before the proposed cuts were announced, reporter Chris Schulz sat down with Associate Professor and Chair of the WVU Faculty Senate Frankie Tack to discuss the academic restructuring process.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia University has released the recommendations of its academic program review process. They include the discontinuation of several degree programs, as well as the complete dissolution of the World Languages Department.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia University’s ongoing review of more than two dozen programs has left many in the school’s community with questions that officials have tried to answer.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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