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University of Toledo considers $14 million to $17 million in cuts

Updated at 5:50 p.m. today.

University of Toledo administrators have proposed between $14 million and $17 million in cuts to academic programs, according to a memo sent recently to college deans.

The "budget reduction targets," as they are referred to in the memo, includes savings from a previously proposed reduction in the use of adjuncts and a corresponding teaching load increase for full-time faculty. No college is spared from the proposed cuts, though some would be hit harder than others. 

About $10.5 million in cuts would come from colleges at UT's main campus. The College of Engineering is facing the largest proposed reduction, with a cut of $1.8 million. The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics has the second largest target of $1.7 million. Both the colleges of Law and Business and Innovation are projected to have their budgets reduced by more than $1 million.

Reduction targets for the Health Science Campus, the former Medical College of Ohio, range from a low of $3.3 million to as much as $6.4 million. The College of Medicine and Life Sciences could potentially receive the largest cut at UT, with a reduction target between $1.5 and $3 million.

There would also be cuts to UT's libraries, registrar's office, student affairs, and other programs.

The university projects a budget deficit in fiscal year 2014 of more than $30 million.







Contact Nolan Rosenkrans at:, 419-724-6086, or on Twitter @NolanRosenkrans.

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