ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) — Western Wyoming Community College has announced the 15 positions that would be eliminated under cost-saving proposals. The college is facing a roughly $2.4 million shortfall in the 2021-22 budget, and layoffs are part of the budget recommendations that the Board of Trustees are considering. Trustees are scheduled to vote on the proposal on Jan. 28.
Western staff learned some of the details of the proposed budget reduction plan during an in-service speech on Tuesday. A special board meeting was announced Wednesday, and the full budget plan was released to the public as part of the agenda on Thursday morning. Later that day, people had a chance to voice their reactions.