Arkansas State University already has reduced its language offerings to four from six in the past four years, eliminating Swahili and Arabic. The university still teaches Spanish, German, Chinese and French. "We don't know what's going to happen," Yvonne Unnold, chairwoman for the Department of World Languages and Cultures, said about the future of the remaining languages at the school. The department struggles to fill some classes, and locating instructors with the necessary credentials also is a challenge.
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