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State System announces additional safety measures in response to coronavirus pandemichttps://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18253/16/2020 4:00:00 AM2020-03-16-state-system-additiona-measures-coronavirusState System announces additional safety measures in response to coronavirus pandemic ​ ​Board of Governors meeting in April postponed
Chancellor Daniel Greenstein’s announcement to suspend in-person instruction at Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education institutions March 16-29https://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18243/13/2020 4:00:00 AM2020-03-13-Greenstein-announcement-coronavirus-state-systemChancellor Daniel Greenstein’s announcement to suspend in-person instruction at Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education institutions March 16-29 ​The Governor has announced that all K-12 schools in PA will close starting Monday, March 16 through March 29, in order to limit social interactions to help control the spread of the coronavirus. ​
Faculty retirement incentive program implemented, State System announceshttps://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18233/2/2020 5:00:00 AM2020-03-02-faculty-retirement-incentive-implementedFaculty retirement incentive program implemented, State System announces ​ At least 200 faculty members have opted for the enhanced payout
State System faces ‘turning point’ in transformation and public investment https://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18221/15/2020 5:00:00 AM2020-01-15-State-of-the-System-Address State System faces ‘turning point’ in transformation and public investment ​ Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education Chancellor Dan Greenstein delivered Wednesday the annual State of the System address by outlining a bold vision for 2020 and called on strategic partners, especially members of the General Assembly, to choose to invest in affordable and accessible public education.
State System universities to host commencement ceremonies this weekhttps://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=182112/12/2019 5:00:00 AM2019-12-12-Winter-CommencementState System universities to host commencement ceremonies this week ​​Universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education will host Winter commencement ceremonies beginning Friday and continuing through the weekend.
Board of Governors approves contracts with faculty, professionalshttps://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=182012/11/2019 5:00:00 AM2019-12-11-Board-of-Governors-ContractsBoard of Governors approves contracts with faculty, professionals ​​​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education unanimously approved two new collective bargaining agreements with unions representing faculty and campus professionals at the 14 state-owned universities.
State System employer summit focuses on better preparing workforce talenthttps://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=181911/14/2019 5:00:00 AM2019-11-14-Workforce-SummitState System employer summit focuses on better preparing workforce talent ​Summit begins a partnership to prepare students for high-demand jobs
State System approves new sustainability policy, seeks state investment to advance System Redesignhttps://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=181710/17/2019 4:00:00 AM2017-10-17-Sustainability-Policy-Board-of-GovernorsState System approves new sustainability policy, seeks state investment to advance System Redesign ​ Board of Governors support significant System Redesign measures
Students from State System universities participate in The Harrisburg Internship Semesterhttps://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=181610/10/2019 4:00:00 AM2019-10-THISStudents from State System universities participate in The Harrisburg Internship Semester ​ ​​Program offers experience at all levels of state governor
State System, APSCUF agree in principle on new faculty contracthttps://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 continuehttps://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 Septemberhttps://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 negotiationshttps://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 negotiationshttps://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 yearhttps://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 continueshttps://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 negotiationshttps://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.
Dr. Guiyou Huang named president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvaniahttps://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 ratifies faculty phased-retirement planhttps://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.​
State System, APSCUF begin negotiations for next contracthttps://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 contracthttps://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 2019https://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 universitieshttps://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 programshttps://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 Systemhttps://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 Awardhttps://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 Goldhttps://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 rateshttps://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 Competitionhttps://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 Competitionhttps://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.