12/10/2013

Two faculty governing bodies on Monday passed resolutions against the University of Michigan's plan to downsize administrative staff. The faculty groups argue that cutting about 50 financial-services and human-resources staff members will hurt the school's reputation. However, the school expects to save up to $6 million a year by cutting the positions and consolidating remaining offices as part of an overall plan to shave some $120 million off the budget over the next five years.

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