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 11/9/2016State System universities hosting Veterans Day events
​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education universities will honor students, faculty and staff for their military service through a variety of special events and activities scheduled this week, as the nation prepares to celebrate Veterans Day on Friday.
16-11-9VeteransDay
 10/31/2016Senate confirms three new members to State System’s Board of Governors
The state Senate has confirmed the nominations of three new members to the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
16-10-31BoardMembers
 10/27/2016State System reaches tentative agreement with coaches' union
​Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education today reached a tentative agreement with the union representing coaches at the fourteen state-owned universities.​
16-10-27coaches
 10/27/2016State System Board chair, chancellor send message to students, faculty and staff
​Board of Governors Chairwoman Cynthia D. Shapira and Chancellor Frank T. Brogan today sent a message to students, faculty, staff and friends of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and its 14 member universities.
16-10-27message
 10/21/2016State System, APSCUF reach tentative agreement, strike ends
​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) have reached tentative agreement on a new contract, ending a three-day strike by faculty that began Wednesday.
16-10-21agreement
 10/20/2016State System adds myth busters to negotiation website
​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education placed on its website today a list of “myth busters,” seeking to correct misinformation that continues to circulate about the negotiations between the State System and its faculty union, APSCUF. The myth busters will be circulated in social media as well.
16-10-20myth busters
 10/18/2016State System proposes raises for all faculty, same healthcare package as other employees have
​With the clock ticking down toward the faculty union’s announced 5 a.m., Wednesday, strike deadline, Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education has offered APSCUF a new proposal that would provide raises to all permanent and temporary faculty and a healthcare package identical to what other State System employees have.
16-10-18Negotiations
 10/14/2016State System works toward agreement with APSCUF
​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education resumed negotiations with its faculty union (APSCUF) today in an attempt to achieve a new collective bargaining agreement. Negotiators will return to the bargaining table again tomorrow.
16-10-14Negotiations
 10/13/2016State System ready for pivotal weekend bargaining sessions with faculty union; updates student FAQs
​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education will continue negotiations with APSCUF as bargaining sessions resume tomorrow and are expected to run through the weekend. The System has updated its negotiations website with an expanded list of frequently asked questions received from students over the past week.
16-10-13Negotiations
 10/13/2016Board of Governors approves major policy revisions to ease student transfers, enhance significance and relevance of general education requirements
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education has approved a trio of policy revisions that will make it easier for students to transfer to and among any of the State System universities; will update and strengthen the universities’ general education requirements; and will require that all academic programs are regularly reviewed to ensure they comply with accreditation standards and continue to meet student and employer needs.
16-10-13BoardActions
 10/6/2016Board of Governors approves new degrees at IUP, Kutztown
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today gave final approval to three new academic degree programs, including a doctoral program in counselor education and supervision to be offered at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. IUP also received approval to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in public health and Kutztown University, a Bachelor of Science in information technology.
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 10/6/2016State System Board of Governors approves $505.2 million appropriation request
​Acknowledging the challenge, but also the necessity, the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today voted unanimously to seek $505.2 million in state funding next year, an increase of $61 million over this year’s total.
16-10-6appropriationrequest
 10/5/2016State System, APSCUF coaches continue making progress toward new agreement
​Negotiators from Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the union that represents athletic coaches at the 14 state-owned universities continue to make progress toward a new agreement.
16-10-5negotiations
 10/3/2016State System, SCUPA announce tentative three-year deal
​Negotiators for Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the State College and University Professional Association (SCUPA) announced today they have reached tentative agreement on a new three-year contract, which would take effect upon ratification.
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 9/29/2016State System, APSCUF continue negotiations, make some progress toward agreement
​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today attempted to advance negotiations with its faculty union, making some progress toward an agreement.
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 9/27/2016State System and APSCUF resume negotiations
​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) will resume negotiations Thursday in Harrisburg.
16-9-27negotiations
 9/23/2016State System continues to ask APSCUF to return to bargaining table to avert strike
​With the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties setting a strike date of Oct. 19, Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education is asking the faculty union to return to the bargaining table next week and resume negotiations.
16-9-23negotiations
 9/21/2016State System offers faculty $159 million in pay raises; seeks contract changes to preserve quality and affordability
​After five days of marathon bargaining, Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education has proposed raising faculty pay by nearly 12 percent while seeking contractual changes that would preserve quality and affordability for students and their families—even amid unprecedented fiscal challenges.
16-9-21Negotiations
 9/1/2016Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
Adam Bridges of Murrysville is working for the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.​
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 9/1/2016East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Jenny Bront of Feasterville is working in the office of Lt. Gov. Michael Stack as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
16-09-01Bront
 9/1/2016Millersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Sarah Ann Bullock of Shiremanstown is working for the Pennsylvania Department of State as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
16-09-01Bullock
 9/1/2016West Chester University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Bria L. Canady of Philadelphia is working for the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
16-09-01Canady
 9/1/2016Indiana University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
Nicole Fidler of Orwigsburg is working in the office of Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.​
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 9/1/2016Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Christopher Collins of Bath, Pa., is working for the Pennsylvania Department of State as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
16-09-01Collins
 9/1/2016Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
Caitlin Glazier of McConnellsburg is working for the state Department of Agriculture as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.​
16-09-01Glazier
 9/1/2016Cheyney University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Jasmine Hurt of Harrisburg is working for the state Department of Labor and Industry as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
16-09-01Hurt
 9/1/2016Mansfield University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Deborah Jennings of Canton 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.
16-09-01Jennings
 9/1/2016Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Erin Colleen Klingaman of Emmaus is working in the office of state Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
16-09-01Klingaman
 9/1/2016California University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Claudia Pehowic of Northumberland is working for the state Department of Health as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
16-09-01Pehowic
 9/1/2016Edinboro University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Kayla M. Sweet of Cuba, N.Y., is working in the office of state House Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
16-09-01Sweet
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