Protests Over Ethnic Studies Cuts at U. of Texas

December 2, 2010

Students and other supporters of ethnic studies held a protest at the University of Texas at Austin Wednesday, arguing that proposed budget cuts to those programs went too far, The Austin American-Statesman reported. At the same time, officials said that the cuts -- currently planned at 41 percent each for the Center for African and African American Studies and the Center for Mexican American Studies -- were being scaled back as they were too deep for priority areas.

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