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Layoffs will be minimal at MSUM

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Minnesota State University Moorhead has to cut about $9.5 million from its budget next year, but the president expects to limit layoffs to eight to 15 jobs.


Edna Szymanski said cost-cutting measures the campus started last fall will minimize the layoffs needed, as well as the number of programs that will be cut.

Ten faculty and staff have accepted early retirement packages, and more offers may be made this summer.

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