The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia facing $4.5 million deficit, cuts 22 American Jobs

Facing $4.5 million deficit, U. of the Sciences cuts staff, programs

The University of the Sciences, facing a $4.5 million deficit, has announced faculty and staff layoffs and program cuts, while also proposing the possibility of a “new college structure” by next summer.

Twenty-two staff members — about 4.3 percent of the workforce — will lose their jobs, while 14 full-time and two adjunct faculty will either take a buyout or face layoff or non-reappointment, the university said. They represent nearly 8 percent of faculty.

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