Fullerton College went through a series of budget cuts during the 1980 recession, and then another round of cost-saving measures during the 1990 recession. In 1992, the Planning and Consultative Council recommended that a number of divisions-Communications, Applied Design, Physical Science-
be eliminated. The budget cuts were explained at a student budget meeting on April 1, 1992. At the gathering, Dean of Biological Sciences Dr. Allen Brown, who served as Chair of the Planning and Consultative Council, looks weary during the meeting held to inform students of pending budget cuts. President Philip Borst and Vice President Jane Armstrong also gave presentations during the meeting, which had low attendance.