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Iowa Wesleyan College to Cut Staff, Programs

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant plans to lay off 45 employees and close 16 academic programs with poor enrollment.

The school made the announcement Wednesday. Its Board of Trustees recently voted to ratify the changes.

College President Steven Titus says school committees reviewed programs, enrollment patterns and graduation rates. He says it's no longer appropriate to fund programs with little or no student interest.

The Burlington Hawk Eye reports the cuts will save the school $3 million.

Current students in affected academic programs will be able to graduate within their major. Cuts in administration will happen over the next two weeks. Affected faculty will be at the school through January 2015.

The private college, located in southeast Iowa, has more than 600 students.

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