state-system-of-higher-education

PASSHE’s Greenstein: School funding is vital to Pa.’s economic growth

BY: - November 23, 2021

'What happens when employers are unable to provide the skilled workers they need to succeed? They move,' he warned.

Pennsylvanians going for gold in Tokyo | Five for the Weekend

BY: - July 24, 2021

Happy weekend, all. The 2020 Summer Olympics (happening in 2021, of course) officially started Friday in Tokyo with Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka lighting the cauldron.  While this year’s Olympic Games promise to look different than previous years, more than 600 American athletes have made the trip to Japan to compete in their respective sports, including 21 who hail from […]

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.

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With merger vote looming: Do we want universities that help us remember and reimagine Pa.? | Opinion

BY: - July 11, 2021

Place-based, regional public universities improve our shared understanding of our history and our contemporary opportunities.

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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.

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 […]

A look at the 2020-2021 stopgap budget: How Pa. is paying for k-12 schools and higher ed. | The Numbers Racket

BY: - July 6, 2020

This week, in part two of our look at the five-month budget plan, we’ll go deep on the changes being made to funding for K-12 schools, higher education and pension funds, according to an analysis by Democratic staff on the House Appropriations Committee.

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. 

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Pa.’s state-owned universities need a radical overhaul to survive | Colin McNickle

BY: - February 16, 2020

The Legislature must address the surplus of state-supported university capacity in an increasingly competitive environment.

Cheyney releases full proposed budget, but doubts over its surplus remain

BY: - November 20, 2019

With its accreditation on the line, questions continue to swirl about the finances at the troubled historically Black university.

State agency approves Cheyney’s proposed budget, but questions remain

BY: - October 28, 2019

Cheyney University’s budget figures don’t add up and school officials won’t say why.

Cheyney University approved a budget – but how much does it really say about what they’re spending?

BY: - October 13, 2019

Cheyney officials expect to spend about $29.1 million in 2019-20 — down about 11.8 percent from last year’s estimates, part of an ongoing decline.