According to the Arkansas Times, “retrenchment” is the explanation for the dismissal of 13 faculty at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock.

The UA Board of Trustees approved the UA Little Rock plan to pare down programs and reduce the number of its colleges last week. In this article on the action, we included links to the chancellor’s detailed plans. It includes plans for reductions other than those listed above as well as saying other departments will receive further review because of currently low student-to-faculty ratios.