Proposed Emory cuts anger some students, faculty - FOX 13 News

Proposed Emory cuts anger some students, faculty

ATLANTA (AP) - Plans by Emory University to eliminate several academic departments and make cuts to others have angered some students and faculty.

The school announced in September that it would close the educational studies division, the physical education department, the visual arts department and the journalism program. It also plans to suspend admissions to certain graduate programs.

More than 150 students gathered Tuesday in front of Emory's administration building and poured into the hallway outside administrative offices to protest the cuts. University Vice President Gary Hauk addressed students and offered to set up a meeting between four or five students and university President James Wagner.

The changes are set to unfold over several years to allow students who are currently enrolled to complete their courses of study.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • More Local NewsMore>>

  • DOJ announces clemency overhaul

    DOJ announces clemency overhaul

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:26:14 GMT
    The Justice Department moved Wednesday to significantly expand the number of people eligible for clemency.
    The Justice Department moved Wednesday to significantly expand the number of people eligible for clemency.
  • One shot, 1 injured in West Midtown robbery

    One shot, 1 injured in West Midtown robbery

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:53:24 GMT
    Authorities are on the scene of a shooting in the Berkley Heights neighborhood in NW Atlanta.
    Authorities are on the scene of a shooting in the Berkley Heights neighborhood in NW Atlanta.
  • Man shot outside South DeKalb Mall

    Man shot outside South DeKalb Mall

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:57 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:57:38 GMT
    One man was hospitalized after a shooting outside South DeKalb Mall on Wednesday evening.
    One man was hospitalized after a shooting outside South DeKalb Mall on Wednesday evening.
Powered by WorldNow

FOX 13 / WTVT-TV
3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices