Western Nevada College chief resigns over budget cuts

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Carol Lucey, after suffering through budget cuts in the past three sessions of the Legislature, said Tuesday that she will resign as president of Western Nevada College in Carson City.

The announcement comes about a month after the end of the 2013 Legislature, which slashed the WNC budget by 11 percent over the next two years.

For Western Nevada, that means a $1.7 million cut in 2014 and $2.1 million in 2015, according to the appropriations bill from the 2013 Legislature.

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