- Associated Press - Monday, March 14, 2016

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware State University has cut 23 academic programs to invest in higher-growing areas expected to bring in more students and revenue.

The News Journal of Wilmington (https://delonline.us/21rul7B ) reports that the university board voted in January to cut the majors starting in the fall. The majors represent about a quarter of the university’s offerings.

The shakeup has cut education specialties in the sciences, world languages and special education. University president Harry L. Williams says the school will reallocate resources to respond to student demand.

The cuts are expected to save DSU about $900,000 by 2020. The money will go toward 19 other programs including mass communication, applied chemistry and business administration.

The cuts will only apply to future students. Current students will be able to graduate with their declared majors.


Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., https://www.delawareonline.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide