Employees at Georgia's colleges and universities will take six furlough days this school year.
The state Board of Regents approved the cost-cutting measure during a meeting in Atlanta on Wednesday. It's expected to save $42 million.
Georgia's 35 campuses also presented plans to slash eight percent from their budgets, including raising student fees, cutting jobs and increasing class sizes. This could save them up to $176 million.
That's on top of the $275 million that was carved out of colleges' budgets last fiscal year.