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Thursday, October 01, 2015
Greg Weisenstein says he’s not “going to get out the rocking chair just yet,” but he is ready to complete his tenure as president of West Chester University. After seven years at the helm, during which enrollment grew 20 percent, Weisenstein, 68, will retire from the university March 31 and “pursue some other opportunities,” perhaps in higher education, he said in an interview this week.
By Susan Snyder, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Friday, October 02, 2015
Students have found the American dream for nearly 150 years at Shippensburg University. It’s a tradition of excellence that Dr. George F. “Jody” Harpster, who was inaugurated Friday morning as the university’s 16th president, vows to continue. “The American dream is alive and well here at Shippensburg University,” he said. “We change young peoples’ lives in very positive and direct ways. We transform potential into experience, education into opportunities, and graduates into exceptional leaders. We help dreams come true.”
By Debbie Chestnut, The (Carlisle) Sentinel

Sunday, October 04, 2015
About 41 million Americans owe money on college loans. Ten million are late, or have stopped paying. The government wants to know why.
By Joseph N. DiStefano, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Friday, October 02, 2015
Campus police at the 14 state universities will see their jurisdiction expand come early December when a new law signed on Friday by Gov. Tom Wolf takes effect.
By Jan Murphy, The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News

Sunday, October 04, 2015
A large law enforcement presence during Indiana University of Pennsylvania's homecoming weekend not only quickly ended an assault and robbery by two IUP football players early Saturday, but disrupted a separate armed robbery, borough police Chief William Sutton said Sunday.
By Paul Peirce, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Monday, September 28, 2015
A policy conference at Millersville University this week will tackle a topic that just might bring a smile to your face: happiness.
By Tim Stuhldreher, Lancaster Online

Monday, September 28, 2015
A coalition of more than 80 public and private colleges plan to roll out new online tools to ease the admissions process for students from low incomes families and other groups that traditionally are underrepresented on campus, the schools announced Monday.
By Susan Snyder, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says borrowers are reporting widespread problems with the companies servicing their student loans.

The Associated Press