Leslie Turk

UL plan avoids layoffs, furloughs

by Leslie Turk

UL Lafayette officials yesterday outlined a plan to trim the university's budget in light of the $14.7 million funding reduction from the state. The plan also includes measures to increase revenues.

No layoffs are in the proposal, and while university officials did develop a furlough program at the UL System's request, UL President Joe Savoie says he is taking other steps to avoid implementing it. Read today's Advocate for more details.