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After Supreme Court affirmative action ruling, Pennsylvania colleges explore alternatives for boosting diversity

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that race-conscious admissions decisions at universities violate the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause. 

By Gabriela Martínez

Updated: 2023-03-22 19:17:36

Early Pa. state budget talks reveal a potential sticking point: how much to give colleges and universities

Gov. Josh Shapiro is asking for a $60 million increase for higher education schools, but some lawmakers disagree about which schools should get more funding.
By Sam Dunklau

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Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities to share $200 million in new state funding

Most schools under the PASSHE umbrella will be getting a several million dollar funding boost this year.
By Sam Dunklau

2 Pennsylvania universities with 6 sets of sports teams: NCAA gives OK to merger

The decision pertains to sports in Division II at Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, Mansfield, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities.

By The Associated Press

No tuition increase for Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities

Students at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities won’t see tuition increase next year.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania state-owned university enrollment drops

The State System of Higher Education figures indicate loss of another 5,000-plus students this fall.

By The Associated Press

Updated: 2021-07-22 11:59:52

PASSHE chancellor floats $75 million plan for one-time money at state Senate panel

Chancellor Dan Greenstein wants a substantial portion of that money to pay for efforts to combine six of the system’s universities into two by next fall.

By Sam Dunklau

Pennsylvania state university system merges six schools into two

Bloomsburg, Mansfield and Lock Haven universities in northern Pennsylvania will form one institution; California, Clarion and Edinboro universities in western Pennsylvania the other.

By The Associated Press and Sam Dunklau