SC State considering cuts as it deals with deficit - WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 - Charleston News, Sports, Weather

SC State considering cuts as it deals with deficit

Posted: Updated:

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina State University is considering cuts, including in sports, as it deals with an accrued $6 million budget deficit.

The university in Orangeburg has already frozen hiring but there are concerns about fewer students this fall. The school's new budget is based on an enrollment of about 4,100 students.

The school's budget does, however, include about $1.6 million for a troubled center for transportation research. A recent audit released by the State Legislative Audit Council cited management problems with the center and estimated it would cost $107 million.

While there is $24 million in federal money available, the $1.6 million will go toward $3 million in matching funds so the school can get the federal dollars.


Powered by WorldNow


888 Allbritton Dr.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-881-4444 | Advertising Information

Public Information File

For assistance with accessing WCIV-TV's public information file, click here.


Advertising Credit Application and Terms and Conditions PDF.

Powered by WorldNow
All content Copyright © 2014 WCIV and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.