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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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Tuition Hikes Expected for Pa.-Owned Universities

UPDATE: The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s board of governors approved the 3.5 percent tuition hike Thursday. Students at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities will likely […]

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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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Four Philly Schools Made the U.S. News List of the World’s Best Colleges

U.S. News & World Report has released its latest rankings of the world’s best colleges, and four Philly schools have made the cut.

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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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Students Don’t Know How to Handle the State University Faculty Strike

https://twitter.com/afamiglietti/status/788736925536493568 More than 5,000 faculty members at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities went on strike this morning in a move that affects more than 100,000 students, […]

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New “Best Colleges” Rankings: Penn Ties With Duke, Villanova Cracks Top 50

U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 “Best Colleges” rankings were released today, and Villanova fans certainly have something to be happy about.

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Faculty at 14 Pennsylvania Universities Vote to Authorize a Strike

Faculty members at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities could soon go on strike.

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Faculty Across 14 Pennsylvania Universities Could Vote on Strike

A union representing faculty at 14 state-owned universities in Pennsylvania is discussing the possibility of a strike. The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties […]

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Penn Cracks Nation’s Top 10 in Private Donations

The University of Pennsylvania ranked seventh among private U.S. colleges in private giving in 2014, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Penn garnered $483,569,483 […]

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Penn State Presidents High on Compensation List

Penn State’s current and former presidents were the state’s best-compensated public university employees in 2014, according to a new report from the Chronicle of Higher […]

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What’s the Future of PAFA in a STEM-Obsessed America?

The news earlier this year that venerable Sweet Briar College in Virginia was closing its doors despite a hundred years of history and an outstanding […]

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University of Delaware President to Head Philly Fed

Patrick D. Harker, president of the University of Delaware, is stepping down to become president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He leaves his […]