Pulling back the curtain on TRU - reaction to claims the university is top heavy

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Instructors at Thompson Rivers University say they are worried that cuts to staff and programming are affecting the quality of education on campus.

Daybreak has been bringing you exclusive coverage of this topic over the last couple of weeks.

We received internal emails sent to professors in the Faculty of Arts that outlined looming cuts to sessional or contract staff.

The reason for the cuts we were told was falling enrollment.

We also heard that despite the fact enrolment is up in other faculties, cuts were also happening there; and the institution has been criticized for becoming "top heavy" with administration.

Daybreak went to the top for reaction.

Shelley Joyce spoke with Uli Scheck, TRU's Provost and Vice President of Academic and Pat Neufeld is the Dean of the Faculty of Human, Social and Education Development.

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