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Monday, May 22

State Senate and House take up sanctuary campus bills.

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Monday, May 8

Pennsylvania's tax revenues are 4.5 percent below estimate for the fiscal year to date.

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Monday, May 1

The PA House passed an education bill on prior learning that now moves to the Senate for consideration.

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Monday, April 24

Governor Wolf announced a package of six bills last week to protect Pennsylvania students from the “nationwide epidemic of sexual violence.”

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Tuesday, April 18

ABC 27's Flora Posteraro interviews Don Francis about the affordability of private colleges in PA.

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Faces of Student Aid from AICUP Video Services on Vimeo.

Students at private nonprofit colleges and universities in Pennsylvania share their stories about the value of student aid--from their colleges, PHEAA, and the federal government.

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Tuesday, May 23 - Thursday, May 25 @ Lehigh University 

Changes in Higher Ed Law & the New Administration (Don Francis, AICUP President, Keynote Speaker)

Thursday, May 25 @ Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh

Hot Topics

May 10, 2017

Widener University President Julie Wollman opines: "I think the quality of attention and commitment to students should be central in the college decision-making process."

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May 3, 2017

Lebanon Valley College President Lewis Thayne writes: "Colleges and universities have the resources, the expertise and the structures in place to provide both high-quality small bites of education and the more sustaining, nourishing and impactful full-course meal of a college degree."

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Tuesday, April 11

In announcing the Mehlman Scholar program, Daniel Porterfield, president of Franklin & Marshall College, and Ken Mehlman, a trustee of the college, write: "...we must disrupt the traditional talent paradigm and challenge colleges to see and support other elements of human talent."

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Friday, April 7

"The facts and figures reveal an enviable track record for private higher education in PA--and one that is serving our low- and moderate-income students well. Cutting the IAG program would undermine that success," writes Gettysburg College President Janet Morgan Riggs.

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Monday, April 3

Ursinus College President Brock Blomberg examines the value of a liberal arts education: "Beginning with their first courses at Ursinus, we challenge our students to act as Galileo did: to question dogma through the force of reason, and even to posit revolutionary ideas. That is the ultimate value proposition of the liberal arts."

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