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U Of Maine Proposal Would Eliminate 16 Majors, 80 Faculty

By 2014, the University of Maine will no longer have a public administration department; nor will it offer majors in theater, foreign languages, women's studies or music if proposals issued today are approved by President Robert Kennedy.

The Academic Program Prioritization Working Group issued recommendations Wednesday to tackle a projected budget cut of $25.2 million. The proposals would save the university more than $12 million between 2011 and 2014, according to a statement issued by the university.

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