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WLU: State Budget Cuts Hurting Young People

November 14, 2013

Wheeling Intelligencer – State budget cuts are making it harder for young people to obtain college degrees in West Virginia at a time when more employers won’t let them get a foot in the door without one, West Liberty University students, staff and parents told legislators Wednesday. Read

The conversation over lunch at the university’s Gary E. West Events Center was part of the university’s Legislative Day, organized as a forum for students and staff to share their concerns about the future of higher education with lawmakers as they prepare for the start of the 2014 legislative session in January.