Southwest Minnesota State University faculty association member Rick Herder tells MPR News reporter Mark Steil the potential fallout of the university’s $3 million budget deficit:
“I’m looking right now at a page of programs that they have considered discontinuing or reducing. It includes more than a dozen programs here that could be discontinued or reduced.”
The university sang a similar tune back in 2011.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.