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05/02/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

UNevada Must Cut $11 Million From Budget

The University of Nevada, Reno will likely see the closure of more than a dozen degree programs, the elimination of a major college and the loss of about 75 faculty members by Fall 2011.

The search is on to find $11 million to cut from UNR's budget (nearly $50 million from higher ed) since state leaders passed a 6.9 percent cut to higher education yesterday -- a figure UNR officials call "fantastic" compared to initial proposals as high as 22 percent just two weeks ago.

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