Accreditors are expected to weigh in by March. To keep the plan on track, the state-owned system wants lawmakers to boost its annual budget by $73 million next year.
The most common obstacle respondents faced this year was not being able to afford rent, mortgage, or utility bills. The number of students who said they experienced housing insecurity in 2020 rose by almost 10% from 2019.
Classes At Pa.’s state-owned universities will be mostly held online in fall, system approves building sales in cost-cutting move
“We still have a responsibility to provide a quality and affordable education for those students who are sticking with us.”
Other universities across the country have required similar waivers, but students and legal experts say Penn State’s crosses the line.s