Alabam 2-year Colleges Talk About Budget

Two-year colleges in Alabama will not see spending or faculty cut-backs during this troubled economy. In fact, most community colleges are seeing an increase in its budgets.

As several Alabama state funded colleges brace for Governor Bob Riley's declaration of proration, community colleges are looking to expand.

Extra programs are being created to accommodate students including more opportunities in community workforce development.

Lynn Bell with Wallace Community College said, "We have about an eight percent growth rate this year which means more tuition fees to pay for the things we do."

Wallace Community College is looking to fill faculty vacancies in areas like Science, English, Computer Science and Nursing.

Candidates must have a master's degree to apply. Applications are available online at

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