Pennsylvania lawmakers likely won’t solve the budget impasse before schools return this fall, forcing some of the four state-related universities to approve tuition increases for the upcoming year.
In Pennsylvania, education advocates contended affirmative action has been a critical tool in promoting equity and addressing historical disadvantages faced by marginalized communities.
Such cynical distortions dominate discussions of higher education today, misinform the public and threaten both democracy and higher education.
The Temple University Graduate Students’ Association (TUGSA) went on strike early Tuesday morning for the first time in the union’s history since it was founded in 1979 and continues to show their support for a living wage through ongoing rallies on campus.
Amid leadership changes at six of 11 local higher education institutions, academia looks to spread its benefits beyond the campus boundaries.
According to the latest data from Pennsylvania, the average college graduation rate is 69.48 percent with just over 49,000 of the 70,803 students completing their degree within 6 years.
Pennsylvania colleges have continued to experience a downward enrollment trend well above the national average.
After several years of litigation co-led by Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Josh Shapiro, officials announced a settlement targeting Navient, formerly known as Sallie Mae.
Pennsylvania ranks lower than many other states for higher education state aid, student debt size, and the affordability of a college education.
Governor Tom Wolf joined Pennsylvania school officials and education stakeholders to highlight his continued commitment towards equitable investments in the state’s education systems.