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05/11/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Duke Cuts Small Classes

Although the primary mission of the University's budget cuts is to protect undergraduate academics, students may soon feel the effects of a cost-conscious Duke.

Courses with enrollments of five to eight students were evaluated, and about 20 courses were cut this academic year, said Lee Baker, dean of academic affairs of Trinity College. Baker estimated that only 25 students were affected by the decisions, adding that those small courses were "not a good use of... tuition dollars."

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