Higher ed faces steep cuts with recent oil bust

Inside Higher Ed: The Wyoming Community College System was already struggling with budget cuts before the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down.

The system's budget was about $54 million in the hole at $236 million, through a combination of cuts and revenues not keeping pace with inflation. Now, it's down about $94 million, according to Sandra Caldwell, executive director of the Wyoming Community College Commission.

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