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CSUSM President Reacts To Proposed State Budget Cuts, Online Fall Semester

The Cal State San Marcos campus is shown, Feb. 8, 2018.
Alison St John
The Cal State San Marcos campus is shown, Feb. 8, 2018.
The 23-campus California State University system is facing a $404 million reduction in funding compared to last year's budget.

California universities and colleges are facing significant budget cuts as many campuses work to keep most classes online in the fall.

Governor Gavin Newsom's updated budget proposal includes a 10% reduction to higher education funding from last year. The 23-campus California State University system is facing a decrease of $404 million.

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Ellen Neufeldt, president of Cal State San Marcos, joined Midday Edition on Thursday to discuss how a possible drop in state funding may impact CSUSM and how the university is preparing for the fall semester.