60 jobs cut by EDMC to help keep tuition costs down

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PITTSBURGH —

An effort to keep tuition costs down for students at local schools will put dozens of people out of work.

Education Management Corporation officials said 60 jobs are being cut.

About 20 positions will be eliminated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Another 40 jobs were cut from corporate headquarters.

Officials said about 15 of the workers will be able to apply for other positions within the company.