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.
The daunting task of reshaping PASSHE | Opinion
The 14-school system’s enrollment has plunged by 21 percent from its 2010 peak of 119,513 students. But while the student census has, on net, fallen precipitously, commensurate reductions in faculty, other staffing and standalone institutions that kept costs unacceptably high were not considered.
Lehigh County lawmaker blasts lack of Latino enrollment in Pa’s state-owned universities
An Allentown lawmaker whose district is majority Latino laced into the head of Pennsylvania’s state university system Tuesday, saying it’s “shameful” that new Latino enrollment has dropped, even as the system schools have touted their recruiting efforts. State Rep. Peter Schweyer, a Democrat, told Daniel Greenstein, the new chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, […]