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PRELIMINARY PROPOSAL:  Close two colleges, split Arts & Sciences

By Mary Schulken
ECU Director of Public Affairs

(Apr. 12, 2011)   —   A proposal to close two colleges at East Carolina University and split the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences drew questions about potential savings and impact on liberal arts from members of the Faculty Senate.

A committee studying how to streamline academics on April 19 recommended the College of Human Ecology and the College of Health and Human Performance be eliminated and most of those departments shifted into other colleges.