ST. CLOUD (WJON News) -- St. Cloud State University plans to cut almost 100 programs and 57 faculty positions to address a long-standing budget deficit.

The university's leaders aim to focus on its most robust degree and minor programs, reducing the overall number of offerings.

These proposed cuts come at a time of ongoing financial difficulties due to declining enrollment and higher instructional costs.

S-C-S-U is facing a deficit of about $15 million this year.

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