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Philly Colleges Are Planning for In-Person Classes This Fall: What We Know

Philadelphia-area colleges and universities are cautiously releasing plans for the fall semester, with many hoping to resume in-person learning to the fullest extent possible this […]

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Millennials Are Drowning in Student Debt

It was sticky and humid the day my sister Ellen graduated from West Chester University this spring, even by Pennsylvania-in-mid-May standards. As I sat in […]

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Bryn Mawr to Scale Back on References to Founder With Racist Views

Bryn Mawr College will move forward with a plan to reduce references on its campus to M. Carey Thomas, a founder of the college who […]

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The Philly Mag College Survey

This winter, Philly Mag conducted an anonymous online survey that asked local college students about their experiences at school — and their attitudes toward issues […]

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Campus Life 101: What It’s Like to Be a Philly College Student Right Now

Haverford College Students:* 1,318 Location: Haverford Students routinely describe the liberal arts school as an intimate (“really small”) school where everybody knows everybody. The school’s […]

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Rep. Meehan Proposes Bill Targeting Hazing on College Campuses

Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Meehan introduced a bill on Thursday that would crack down on hazing on college campuses nationwide. The legislation, called the Report and Educate […]

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Penn, Temple Climb in U.S. News 2018 Grad Program Rankings

U.S. News and World Report has released its 2018 graduate program rankings, and several universities in and around Philadelphia have climbed up the list. 

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Report: Some Pa. State Universities Could Merge or Close

For the first time in its 35-year history, the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education will reportedly consider merging or closing some of its 14 […]

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Temple, Penn, Drexel Students Plan Walkouts During Trump’s Inauguration

Students from several Philadelphia universities, including Temple University, the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, are planning to walk out of their classrooms during president-elect […]

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Temple University Endowment Reaches All-Time High

Temple University’s endowment surpassed $500 million this year for the first time ever, according to university officials. 


USciences and Jefferson Grads Make More Money on Average Than Penn Grads

The U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard has ranked colleges and universities in the Philadelphia region by median post-graduation salary – and the top school […]

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Richard Englert Named Temple University’s New President

It’s​ ​official.​ ​Congrats,​ ​President​ ​Englert! — Temple University (@TempleUniv) October 12, 2016 Richard Englert officially became Temple University’s president yesterday after serving as acting president […]

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Report: Penn’s College Housing Director Taking Heat for “Insensitive Comments”

The director of college housing at the University of Pennsylvania is taking heat from staffers accusing him of “a long line of sexist and culturally […]

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Temple’s Provost Removed Amid Aid Funding Shortfall

Temple University’s provost Hai-Lung Dai was removed Tuesday amid a $22 million shortfall in financial aid, the Inquirer reports. Dai has been “relieved of his administrative responsibilities, […]

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Just How Buzzed Are Pa. College Students?

Pennsylvania ranks among the nation’s Top 10 states in the rate of both drug and alcohol arrests of college students. The numbers, from a new […]