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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

Wednesday, October 07, 2015
The board that oversees Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities is expected to decide Thursday whether to make $200 million in cash advances available to the campuses should the commonwealth’s ongoing budget stalemate render schools unable to pay bills.
By Bill Schackner, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Now is the time for all citizens to participate in national service as a coming of age and a coming of responsibility from adolescence to adulthood....
By Karen M. Whitney, in The (South Jersey) Courier-Post

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

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

Monday, October 05, 2015
The excitement in the classroom was palpable. Students’ eyes lit up as they explored their new iPads for the first time. “I’m very grateful, and I’m excited to see the outcome,” said Dana Connors, special education teacher for Intermediate Unit 1. California University of Pennsylvania has partnered with IU 1, the Colonial campus in Grindstone, to provide a cart of 10 iPads to a special education classroom at the school.
By Natalie Bruzda, The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard

Wednesday, October 07, 2015
A bill clarifying the powers of campus police at Millersville and other universities in the State System of Higher Education is now law. Signed by Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday, the law gives officers at the state’s 14 State System schools jurisdiction on roads and paths that run through or adjacent to campuses, including the authority to make arrests.
By Tim Stuhldreher, Lancaster Online

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

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

Monday, October 05, 2015
A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre's ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he's still paying the price of admission. After a decade of repayments, Aguirre still diverts $512 a month to loans and owes $20,000. The expense requires his family to rent an apartment in Campbell, California, because buying a home in a decent school district would cost too much. His daughter has excelled in high school, but Aguirre has urged her to attend community college to avoid the debt that ensnared him.
By Josh Boak, The Associated Press