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Bracing for a $15 million deficit, the university released $14.8 million in budget cuts for Fiscal Year 2012[.] $5.4 million came from academics and academic support, while $136,000 came from athletics.

Since then, Southern Miss also has announced a $35,000 salary increase for head football coach Larry Fedora from $650,000 to $685,000 yearly.

Meanwhile, 29 faculty members stand to lose their jobs next year…

Hattiesburg American

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2 Responses to “What’s doing at the University of Southern Mississippi.”

  1. Stephen Karlson Says:

    Brett Favre’s alma mater …

  2. University Diaries » Return with us to those thrilling days of yesteryear… Says:

    […] use of a private jet and continued stoking of the football program at the expense of academics) (here – also 2010 – it’s defending cutting faculty while giving the coach a big raise) […]

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