Henderson State plans to eliminate 67 jobs, including 44 tenured faculty posts

The university in Arkanas will cut history, biology, art and other programs in plan to save $5 million and stay afloat.

The dreaded cuts the Henderson State University community has been bracing for were announced Monday, and they’re deep.

Chancellor Chuck Ambrose revealed a plan that would do away with undergraduate degree programs in geography, history, political science, public administration, social science, criminal justice, early childhood development, consumer sciences, human services, biology, radiography, chemistry, mathematics, nuclear medicine technology, medical lab science, studio art, art education, communication, mass media communication, theatre arts, English and Spanish. Students currently enrolled in these degree programs, or who are set to enroll in the fall of 2022, will be able to finish their chosen degrees at Henderson State.



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