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Plans in place to combat deficit

Plans in place to combat deficit

June Park, Staff Writer

September 11, 2015

Although the College’s current budget problems are common knowledge, many do not know what President Jane Fernandes, her cabinet and the board of trustees are doing to resolve the situation. “A college, as with any organization, goes through cycles with their finances,” said Jimmy Wilson, interim...

To survive budget crisis, we must talk

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

May 1, 2015

Guilford College has a $2 million deficit, and no one seems to know how we got here. Due mainly to a drop in enrollment, cuts will be made and no one is safe. “I’ve been here 16 years,” said Instructor of English Caroline McAlister. “There should be some sort of labor protection for people...

Budget forum tension

Budget forum tension

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

“We need to balance the budget in a very short time,” said President Jane Fernandes during the budget forums for students on April 20 in Hendricks and Founders Hall. “We only have until June 30 to make cuts. “We’re hoping that enrollment will improve, and we’re not going to attempt anything...

Salary Inequity

Salary Inequity

Beatriz Caldas and Matthew Jones

April 17, 2015

Guilford College is currently addressing a $2 million deficit for this year and the prospect of an additional $2 million deficit for 2015-16. Positions have already been cut, and in the coming weeks President Jane Fernandes will propose further cuts in order to balance the budget. At the same time,...

Goofordian: Lack of mathematical skills=budget crisis

Nellie Vinograd, AKA Sara Scampers

April 3, 2015

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool's edition. The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian Staff and is not based in fact. When does 200,000 turn into 2 million and then 4 million? When someone can not count very well. An investigative report by The Guilfordian revealed...

Athletes take a hit in budget crisis

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

The budget crisis has affected every part of the Guilford campus and raised concerns for the future of programs such as the Bonner Scholars program and the Wellness Education Center, but we have yet to hear about the effects on Guilford athletics. “I think we’re all on a lot tighter budget than...