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Head of Pa.’s public university system to examine historic roots of racism in state schools

Chancellor Daniel Greenstein said he was “ashamed to admit” he had not examined how the university system has historically perpetuated racial inequity.

By Jamie Martines/Spotlight PA

PASSHE begins planning for six-university consolidation

Plans to bring together six of the State System of Higher Education’s 14 universities are beginning to take shape.

By Sam Dunklau

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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.”

By Sam Dunklau

Condemn, discuss, repeat: Students of color say Pa.’s state universities fail to address campus racism

At best, many students of color said they feel unwelcome and ill-supported. At worst, they feel unsafe and targeted.

By Aneri Pattani/Spotlight PA

Back to school?

Pa.'s higher ed leaders weigh best approaches to fall reopening
By Russ Walker

‘I’d be nuts not to be anxious’: Pa. college administrators prepare for unpredictable fall semester

Coronavirus testing, online instruction, and the ability to turn on a dime are central to reopening plans
By Benjamin Pontz

College consolidations coming? Plan to shake up higher-ed in Pa. moves forward

In essence, the schools would be bound tighter together under the auspices of an empowered PASSHE board and chancellor.
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Projected first-year college enrollment down in Pennsylvania

According to numbers released Thursday by the state’s higher education system, 17,277 students paid deposits this week compared to 17,583 during this period last year. That’s a decline of nearly 2%.

By The Associated Press