Park University Cuts Courses & Staff As Demand For College Declines

A quickie TKC life lesson . . . Make your college major count.

Also . . . 

Your parents don't really love you if they let you waste time studying something silly like Elizabethan Poetry and/or Sociology. 

And you've FAILED them if you chose Communication Studies.

Proof . . .

The private Parkville-based school said it planned to cut 16 faculty positions in areas with low enrollment or where Park believes reducing the number of faculty members won’t harm the program.

It’s continuing to hire faculty in high-demand areas such as information systems and business analysis and cybersecurity.

The university also said it will eliminate three graduate degree programs — master of social work, master of arts in national security studies and master of education in language and literacy — but will allow current students to complete their studies.

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Facing decline in enrollment, Park University cuts faculty and more than a dozen programs

The university is cutting 16 faculty positions, three master's programs and about a dozen total majors, certificates, concentrations and minors.