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Southern University begins round of lay-offs

3 years ago Sunday, January 29, 2012 9:26:43 AM CST January 29, 2012 Sunday, January 29 2012 Jan 29, 2012 in News
Source: Associated Press

BATON ROUGE -The financial emergency that Southern University declared in October is showing up now as the Baton Rouge university begins to lay off tenured faculty members and staff.

Chancellor James Llorens said Friday that the immediate layoffs include fewer than 10 staff employees and tenured architecture professor John Delgado, who will lose his job as of Feb. 15. A few more tenured faculty cuts were expected this month, Llorens said, but a few resignations and retirements offset that need.

Reports say that 30 more tenured faculty members could receive termination notices in March.

 

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