Cuts, Improvements Could Boost Pitt-Titusville

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Job cuts, new academic programs and aggressive marketing could keep the financially strapped University of Pittsburgh at Titusville afloat.

University of Pittsburgh officials announced in spring that they are "assessing the viability" of the university's smallest regional campus, which has been operating in the red for some years.

"It was devastating," Titusville Mayor Esther Smith said of the news. "But we're excited to hear that they're trying to turn things around."

The problem is that Pitt-Titusville enrollment has been steadily declining.

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