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State System, APSCUF agree in principle on new faculty contracthttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18159/19/2019 4:00:00 AM2019-09-19-ContractState System, APSCUF agree in principle on new faculty contract ​​Negotiators late last night reached an agreement in principle for the faculty contract between Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties.
Contract negotiations between State System, APSCUF continuehttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18148/20/2019 4:00:00 AM2019-08-20-Contract-TalksContract negotiations between State System, APSCUF continue ​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties continued discussions this week about a new faculty contract, and they are scheduled to convene again in September.
Faculty negotiations continue, with dates scheduled into Septemberhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18138/8/2019 4:00:00 AM2019-08-08-Contract-TalksFaculty negotiations continue, with dates scheduled into September ​​​Negotiations continued today between the union representing faculties at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education at the State APSCUF office in Harrisburg.
State System, APSCUF complete latest round of contract negotiationshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18117/23/2019 4:00:00 AM2019-07-23-Contract-TalksState System, APSCUF complete latest round of contract negotiations ​​​Leadership from Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties concluded a round of contract talks Tuesday and agreed to continue negotiations next month.
State System, APSCUF continue contract negotiationshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18107/18/2019 4:00:00 AM2019-07-18-IBB-NegotiationsState System, APSCUF continue contract negotiations ​​​​Leadership from Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties returned this week to discuss a new contract through Interest-based bargaining.
State System of Higher Education votes to freeze tuition for 2019-20 academic yearhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18097/10/2019 4:00:00 AM7-10-tuitionfreezeState System of Higher Education votes to freeze tuition for 2019-20 academic year ​​​​​​The Board of Governors for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education voted Wednesday to freeze tuition for just the second time in the organization's 36-year history.
State System, APSCUF negotiations head into July as progress continueshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18076/28/2019 4:00:00 AM5-28-negotiationprogressState System, APSCUF negotiations head into July as progress continues ​With their contract expiring June 30, progress continued during five consecutive days of negotiations between faculties at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. By law, the current collective bargaining agreement remains in effect until a new one is ratified.
State System, APSCUF continue contract negotiationshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18066/21/2019 4:00:00 AM6-21-negotiationscontinueState System, APSCUF continue contract negotiations ​​Contract negotiations continued this week between faculties at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
State System ratifies faculty phased-retirement planhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18035/15/2019 4:00:00 AM2019-05-15-RetirementState System ratifies faculty phased-retirement plan ​​​​Eligible professors at state-owned universities have an option to retire gradually, after the Board of Governors for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education today approved a side-letter for faculty phased retirement.​
Dr. Guiyou Huang named president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvaniahttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18025/15/2019 4:00:00 AM19-05-15EdinboroDr. Guiyou Huang named president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania ​​​​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. Guiyou Huang, chancellor for Louisiana State University of Alexandria, to be the next president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. ​
State System, APSCUF begin negotiations for next contracthttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18045/14/2019 4:00:00 AM19-5-14-ContractsState System, APSCUF begin negotiations for next contract ​Contract negotiations have begun between faculties at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.​
State System, APSCUF begin negotiations for next contracthttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18055/14/2019 4:00:00 AM5-14-negotiationsState System, APSCUF begin negotiations for next contract ​Contract negotiations have begun between faculties at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. ​
Commencement ceremonies scheduled for Class of 2019http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18014/24/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-24CommencementsCommencement ceremonies scheduled for Class of 2019 ​​​The caps and gowns have been ordered and the stages are almost ready for the annual spring commencement programs to be held on each of the campuses comprising Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Thousands of students will walk across those stages during the first two weekends of May to receive their degrees from the 14 universities.
State System students, faculty, staff, alumni visit Capitol seeking support for universitieshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18004/10/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-10AdvocacyDayState System students, faculty, staff, alumni visit Capitol seeking support for universities ​Students, faculty, staff and alumni from all 14 universities that comprise Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education visited the Capitol today, meeting with legislators and their staff to seek support for their schools. The group—nearly 150 strong—delivered a simple message “Support for the State System is support for the future of Pennsylvania!”
California, Slippery Rock universities to introduce new degree programshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17994/9/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-09NewDegreesCalifornia, Slippery Rock universities to introduce new degree programs ​California University of Pennsylvania has been granted approval to develop a new graduate degree program in physical therapy, and to begin offering two new undergraduate programs in veterinary technology. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, meanwhile, will introduce a doctoral program in educational leadership and administration, which will be delivered fully online beginning this fall.
Students, others to spend day at Capitol seeking support for State Systemhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17974/8/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-08AdvocacyDayStudents, others to spend day at Capitol seeking support for State System ​​​“Support for the State System is support for the future of Pennsylvania!” That is the message more than 150 students, faculty, staff and alumni from the 14 universities that comprise Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education will personally deliver Wednesday when they meet with legislators and staff members in the Capitol. The visits are part of the System’s annual advocacy efforts, which also will include a mid-morning gathering on the steps of the Capitol’s main rotunda.
Millersville University graduate wins 19th annual Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Awardhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17944/4/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-04Ali-ZaidiAwardMillersville University graduate wins 19th annual Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award ​​Recent Millersville University of Pennsylvania graduate Erin Jones was recognized today by the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education as the 2019 winner of the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence. Jones, who earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in meteorology in December, received a $1,000 cash prize for winning the award.
Student-athletes honored for bringing home the Goldhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17954/4/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-04ChampionsStudent-athletes honored for bringing home the Gold ​And the winners are! Hold on, this might take awhile; there were a lot of them. The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today recognized six individual student-athletes and one team who brought home National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II national championships during the this academic year’s fall and winter sports seasons. The gold medal winning performances included athletes from five different universities competing in five different sports. One individual competitor and one team completed “three-peats,” each winning titles for the third year in a row.
Board of Governors approves new tuition policy, offering universities greater flexibility in setting rateshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17964/4/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-04TuitionPolicyBoard of Governors approves new tuition policy, offering universities greater flexibility in setting rates ​​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today approved a new tuition policy giving the 14 state-owned universities more flexibility in the way tuition is set each year. The new policy also calls for tuition to be tentatively set two years at a time—with a final figure due each year by April instead of July—to provide students and families more time to plan and greater predictability about their cost of attendance.
West Chester student wins eighth annual Student Business Plan Competitionhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17934/3/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-03BusinessPlanWinnersWest Chester student wins eighth annual Student Business Plan Competition ​A plan for connecting college students with tutors “whenever” and “wherever” they need them captured the $10,000 top prize in the eighth annual Student Business Plan Competition sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. “Tutors 4 University Students,” developed by Salih Salaam of Easton, a junior accounting major at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, matches students with tutors in the subjects where they need help, “at a price point affordable by the student and attractive to the qualified tutors.”
Finalists selected, winners to be announced in Student Business Plan Competitionhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17923/25/2019 4:00:00 AM19-03-25BusinessPlanCompetitionFinalists selected, winners to be announced in Student Business Plan Competition ​​Putting their education to good use even before they earn their degrees, 10 teams of student entrepreneurs are in the running for the $10,000 top prize in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education’s eighth annual Student Business Plan Competition.
Dr. Charles E. Patterson named president of Mansfield University of Pennsylvaniahttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17913/18/2019 4:00:00 AM19-03-18MansfieldPresidentDr. Charles E. Patterson named president of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania ​​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. Charles E. Patterson, senior advisor for executive outreach in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid, to be the next president of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.
East Stroudsburg, Millersville, Slippery Rock, West Chester to offer new, workforce aligned degreeshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17902/26/2019 5:00:00 AM19-02-26NewDegreesEast Stroudsburg, Millersville, Slippery Rock, West Chester to offer new, workforce aligned degrees ​​Continuing to align their programming with employers’ needs, four universities within Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education have introduced new programs in various areas of business, healthcare and social services where demand for highly skilled, well-educated individuals is growing.
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17781/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31AlejandroMansfield University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) ​Nicolas Alejandro of Bethlehem is working in the state Bureau of Talent Development as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17791/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31AllenEdinboro University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) ​Jordan Allen of York is working for the Pennsylvania Department of State as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
Millersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17801/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31EdwardsMillersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) ​Lincoln Edwards of Millersville is working for the Office of Health Equity in the state Department of Health as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
West Chester University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17811/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31KisielWest Chester University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) ​Luke Kisiel of Connellsville is working for the state Department of Revenue as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17821/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31JallohEast Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) ​Ahmadu Jalloh of Allentown is working in the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives Michael Turzai, R-Allegheny, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
Millersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17831/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31SchickMillersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) ​Edward Schick of Millersville is working for the state Department of Environmental Protection as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17841/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31SchuldenKutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) ​Eric Schulden of Fredericksburg is working for the state Department of Environmental Protection and Governor’s Policy Office as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.