NewsLocal News

Actions

VCU works to cut $21 million and ‘avoid raising tuition’

Default-Image_1280x720.jpg
Posted at 6:43 PM, Aug 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-28 18:43:28-04

Virginia Commonwealth University plans to cut $21 million from the budget, over the next two years.

VCU President Michael Rao said the cuts are in response to Governor Terry McAuliffe’s request for state agencies to scale back in order to fill an $881 million budget gap.

The school said its intention is to be and avoid having to raise tuition for students.