Three consolidating state schools to become ‘Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania’
It’s the latest step in consolidating six PASSHE schools into two regional campuses to address rising tuition costs and sagging enrollment across the education system.
PASSHE’s Greenstein: School funding is vital to Pa.’s economic growth
'What happens when employers are unable to provide the skilled workers they need to succeed? They move,' he warned.
‘Higher education is a partnership’: Pa. State System approves $550M request to help with redesign
If Gov. Tom Wolf and the Legislature grant the $550 million, the State System could also refrain from raising tuition another year.
PASSHE eyes collaboration with community colleges to support integration efforts
After pushing to integrate six universities into two regional campuses, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Chancellor Daniel Greenstein is focused on a cultural change — pleading for one that requires community colleges to work with the State System.
The Pa. State System of Higher Ed. has $75M in one-time funds. Here’s the preliminary spending plan
“We’ve been working on all of these things for really the last three years and in many cases, more,” State System Chancellor Daniel Greenstein said.
Pa. State System unanimously moves to consolidate six schools into regional campuses
With a phased implementation process, the plan will begin in the fiscal year 2022-23. Consolidated campuses will have one president and a leadership team.
Will six Pa. State System universities merge? A vote is expected this month.
The merger would result in lay-offs and some online classes to accommodate students spread out across the campuses.
The University of All of Them: PASSHE merger mania is on the fast track | Fletcher McClellan
Though it appears the fix is in, many questions about PASSHE system redesign still remain.
The plan to consolidate Pa. State System universities is short-sighted. Vote ‘No’ | Opinion
I urge the members of the Board of Governors to consider the long-term implications of this short-sighted plan and vote “No” for consolidation.
Six Pa. State System universities could be consolidated. What to know ahead of four public meetings
With its small classes and on-campus groups, Cameron O’Neill can’t imagine going to school anywhere but Bloomsburg University.
State higher ed system board backs plan to consolidate six universities to two
(*This story was updated at 5:05 p.m. on Wednesday, 4/28/21 with additional comment from PASSHE and APSCUF, and additional information on the timeline for implementing the consolidation.) Facing sagging enrollment and stagnant state investment, Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education’s governing board moved Wednesday to consolidate six of its 14 schools in western and northern […]
Finding new money for higher ed is hard, but without a bump, there could be ‘hell to pay’
The confrontation came during back-to-back budget hearings Tuesday for Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education as well as the four partially-public universities, including Penn State University.