University of Kansas to close its languages school

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State News

January 21, 2020 - 9:40 AM

Budget problems will close KU’s School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, though departments within the school will remain open and students will not be affected.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas will close its School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures but departments within the school will remain open and students will not be affected, according to a school official. 

The closing at the end of the academic year will change only the administrative structure for languages at Kansas, said John Colombo, interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The degree offerings and curriculum will not be affected, he said.

Budget problems prompted the closing, The Lawrence Journal-World reported. 

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