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WNC deal spares 30% funding cut

The new formula for dividing up state money among Nevada's college campuses would have cost Western Nevada College more than 30 percent of its already bare bones budget.

That's some $4.5 million out of $15 million in state funding.

Great Basin College also was hit by the changes adopted by a study committee Wednesday.

But WNC President Carol Lucey says a deal cut with the governor's office and southern campus presidents will spare the two small colleges most of that damage.

Under the so-called mitigation plan, the state will provide an additional $5 million each of the next two years, …

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