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GCC president tells board of state funding proposal


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IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College President George McNulty shared with the college board Tuesday his concerns about the budget recommendation funding model proposed in the state House Appropriations Subcommittee last week regarding universities and community colleges during the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McNulty said he learned, that if enacted, GCC could face an 18.6% reduction in state funding.

“If enacted as proposed, not only this fall, but phased in fully over the next three years, this recommendation would have a devastatingly negative effect on...