Wright State University has announced it will likely layoff around 71 people while leaving around 107 jobs vacant, in order to save money.
The biggest cut in personnel will come from Wright State’s Boonshoft School of Medicine, according to a budget proposal released today. The school of medicine will also suffer the largest overall cuts.
While athletics will cut its two swimming teams, it will actually get an increase in budgeted funding.
The university detailed its budget cuts in a proposal today to the board of trustees finance committee. The proposal still needs approval from the board of trustees, who are expected to vote on it on June 8.
Below is a ranking of highest to lowest budget cuts per department. The list includes personnel and operational cuts combined.
1. Boonshoft School of Medicine: $3 million
2. College of Engineering and Computer Science: $2.9 million
3. Facilities management services: $2.13 million
4. Student Affairs: $1.76 million
5. Provost’s office: $1.69 million
6. College of Liberal Arts: $1.38 million
7. College of Education and Human Services: $1.28 million
9. College of Science and Math: $1.06 million
10. Raj Soin College of Business: $1.06 million
11. Office of business and finance: $1.04 million
12. Library: $1.01 million
13. Computing and Telecommunications services: $1.01 million
14. Lake Campus: $1 million
15. School of Professional Psychology: $876,000
16. College of Nursing and Health: $795,000
17. Research and Graduate Studies: $792,000
18. Office of advancement: $540,000
19. Office of the president: $291,000
20. Human resources: $224,000
21. Enrollment management: $87,000
22. Athletics: $1.6 million increase