Bethel University announces cuts to academic programs amid enrollment decline

Bethel University notified its campus community this week that it is making “tough cuts” to a number of academic programs.

In a statement, Bethel University President Ross Allen said addressing the school’s budget for the coming year “is necessary to ensure Bethel can flourish for future generations,” and that meant targeting “areas with declining enrollment.”

“Cuts are painful decisions and none of them were made lightly,” Allen wrote.

The cuts, announced Monday in a letter from Provost Robin Rylaarsdam, “were informed by quantitative data and multiple discussions with program leaders” and affect language education majors in particular.

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