Aquinas College Plans Deep Cuts, Will Go Back to Main Programs

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Aquinas College, run by the Dominican sisters of the Roman Catholic Church, will be scaling back its faculty and staff (cutting 60 of 76 positions) and programs (business, arts and sciences) in order to focus on its bread-and-butter programs, such as nursing. The small Catholic college saw that by expanding its programs, faculty and residence halls, it was running a budget deficit.

Instead of running itself into the ground in its current shape, the college decided to scale back its programs in order to maintain its endowment fund and long history as a Catholic higher education institution.

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