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Monday, July 10

While the General Assembly passed a $32 billion budget prior to the June 30 deadline, a state revenue package is still undetermined.

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Monday, July 3

The final budget for FY 2017-18 fully restores Institutional Assistance Grants, thanks to vigorous advocacy of private college and university presidents, administrators, and students.

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Monday, June 26

The maximum PHEAA grant for the upcoming academic year will be $4,318 per student, which is $60 less than last year's maximum grant.

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Monday, June 19

A Capitol press conference and rally stressed the need for tuition fairness for immigrant students.

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Monday, June 5

The Pennsylvania General Assembly returns and moves RACP and distance education bills forward.

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Monday, May 22

State Senate and House take up sanctuary campus bills.

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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.

Upcoming Events

Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rules Seminar 

Wednesday, August 2 @ 2 p.m., Ursinus College


Making the Case for Campus Sustainability Webinar (Sightlines)

Wednesday, August 16 @ 2 p.m.


Whitebirch Financial Modeling Proposal Meeting/Webinar (PFM/AICUP)

Friday, August 18 @ 9:30 a.m., Franklin & Marshall College


Moving Beyond ERM Theory to Real-World Implementation Webinar (Grant Thornton)

Wednesday, August 23 @ 2 p.m.


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Hot Topics

July 24, 2017

"Creating a truly inclusive environment, in which all individuals can realize their goals and aspirations, is an imperative in contemporary higher education. The daily pressures to solve problems quickly can lead us to rush through such conversations to fulfill immediate goals rather than fully understand other viewpoints," writes Ursinus College President Brock Blomberg.

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July 23, 2017

By proposing to cut or gut programs that provide financial help to aspiring college students, the Trump Administration and some congressional leaders are endangering the American Talent Initiative's goal to enroll an additional 50,000 low- and moderate-income students by 2025, writes Franklin & Marshall College President Dan Porterfield.

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July 14, 2017

Dickinson College President Margee Ensign examines what the primary roles for colleges and universities should be "at a time when government is dysfunctional, society is fractured, and both domestic and international problems seem increasingly daunting."

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July 9, 2017

Seton Hill University President Mary C. Finger writes about the "profound need" for colleges and universities to "help prepare students to be engaged citizens capable of understanding perspectives and experiences that are not their own. "

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July 8, 2017

Thomas J. Botzman, president of Misericordia University, states that "the second version of the summer Pell Grant opens the door to higher education for more of our capable students who need a hand up."

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