Budget Cuts

June 24, 2020 - 5:52 pm
The city of Topeka is looking to cut more than 30 jobs next year to deal with a $5 million budget deficit resulting from efforts to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
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September 27, 2018 - 7:30 pm
The University of Kansas plans to cut $20 million from its budget by leaving many vacant faculty positions unfilled and implementing a buyout program for older faculty members. KU Interim Provost Carl Lejuez presented budget cuts at a town hall meeting Wednesday. He says a new voluntary retirement...
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June 16, 2018 - 8:08 am
Kansas State University says it will close its 120-acre horticultural research center in Haysville. A news release from the university on Thursday said the school also will close its 80-acre stand of pecan trees in Chetopa. The university is cutting $3.5 million from the College of Agriculture and...
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July 14, 2017 - 9:55 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A recent study says Oklahoma is leading the U.S. in higher education cuts over the last five years. The study conducted by Illinois State University shows that Oklahoma's appropriations for education have decreased since 2012 by nearly 18%. The Tulsa World reports that Oklahoma...
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