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UMass Pairs Tuition Freeze with Layoffs, Spending Cuts

The University of Massachusetts system, the third-largest employer in the state, will cut about 6 percent of its full-time equivalent workforce and furlough thousands as part of its efforts to close a $264 million budget gap ripped open by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly three in 10 UMass employees will be affected by the cost-saving measures, and university officials will also scale back spending on supplies and capital projects.

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