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‘Higher education is a partnership’: Pa. State System approves $550M request to help with redesign

BY: - October 15, 2021

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

BY: - August 4, 2021

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

BY: - July 15, 2021

“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

BY: - July 14, 2021

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.

BY: - July 4, 2021

The merger would result in lay-offs and some online classes to accommodate students spread out across the campuses.

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The University of All of Them: PASSHE merger mania is on the fast track | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - June 25, 2021

Though it appears the fix is in, many questions about PASSHE system redesign still remain.

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The plan to consolidate Pa. State System universities is short-sighted. Vote ‘No’ | Opinion

BY: - June 15, 2021

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

BY: - June 1, 2021

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

BY: - April 28, 2021

(*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’

BY: - March 4, 2020

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.