VIU proposes program cuts to address deficit

Vancouver Island University is considering cancelling several programs and courses in order to address its projected financial deficit. At a meeting last week, the VIU Senate’s planning and priorities committee proposed cancelling the institution’s jazz and music programs. Cancellations of the integrated engineering technology diploma, advanced diploma in geographic information systems, and master’s in geographic information systems courses are also under consideration. A statement from VIU said that these potential measures “are all focused on helping VIU continue to meet the needs of learners in our region and continue to deliver the high-quality education that is expected.”

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