And now Missouri: job cuts, salary cuts coming

Photo: Anthony Moretti, March 14, 2017

The Kansas City Star reports

The University of Missouri will lay off 49 employees and temporarily cut the salaries of almost 200 workers to make up for financial losses from COVID-19. …

Across all four campuses in the University of Missouri System, including University of Missouri-Kansas City, salaries for another 390 employees are being cut. That includes the pay of chancellors at the Kansas City, Rolla, and St. Louis campuses, and UM System President Mun Choi.

Later, we learn

More campus layoffs, furloughs and other cuts are coming on each campus as departments continue squeezing their budgets by up to 12% at MU and up to 17.5% at UMKC, university officials said.

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