Kaine announces cuts, JMU down $5.4 million

Evan Dyson -- October 9th, 2008

Today Governor Tim Kaine announced sweeping budget cuts in the Commonwealth for the 2009 fiscal year, including a $5.4 million reduction at James Madison University.

JMU had originally been appropriated nearly $84.3 million, and will now work with $78.9 million.

Public universities had previously been asked to prepare five, ten and 15 percent budget reduction plans to submit to the state. According to JMU spokesman Don Egle, today’s announcement is about seven percent.

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One Response to “Kaine announces cuts, JMU down $5.4 million”

  1. Deb SF says:

    BRCC gets cut 5%, with faculty/staff/admins losing raises granted this past contract period.

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