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.
‘It is a strong state name’: Pa. State System announces new identity for western regional campus
It’s the new name for the three consolidated state-owned universities included in the western portion of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education redesign.
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.
How will consolidation affect Pa. State System athletics? The NCAA has yet to decide
With the green light given on consolidation, the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education is preparing for the most transformative redesign in its 38-year history, but it’s unclear what that means for athletics. State System Chancellor Daniel Greenstein testified before the Senate Appropriations and Education committees on Tuesday, reiterating the need for consolidating six schools […]
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.
A risky wager? What supporters and opponents are saying about Wolf’s Nellie Bly scholarship proposal
The Wolf administration has touted the plan as a way to boost higher education funding for students in need, and to relieve some of the pressure the commonwealth is feeling from the ongoing “brain drain” crisis and declining enrollment at state-system schools.