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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

PASSHE vote to merge six state universities into two nears despite pushback

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education is expected to vote on its plan to merge six state-owned universities into two institutions as soon as Wednesday, despite questions that critics of the plan say remain unanswered. 

By Min Xian/SpotlightPA

After student push, Pa.’s state university system adopts strategy to address campus racism

Students who pushed officials to address campus racism said the board’s unanimous vote was heartening. Still, they’re withholding higher praise until they see results.

By Colin Deppen/Spotlight PA

Philadelphia area colleges see larger-than-average enrollment drops this fall

But the state's dip is in line with trends that predate the pandemic.
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads