GBC President Discusses Funding Cuts

Great Basin College is eyeing restructuring to survive ongoing budget cuts. President Joyce Helens said her team will preserve staff and faculty by enhancing collaboration with UNR and TMCC. Plans for a new welding lab are on hold, hiring is scrutinized and talks continue for a “Mining Center of Excellence” to enhance workforce development. President Helens details impacts of a combined $1.6 million dollar cut administered by the Nevada System of Higher Education.

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