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Monday, March 20

President Trump has proposed a “blueprint” budget that would cut $9 billion from the United States Department of Education for the 2018 fiscal year which begins October 1.

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Monday, March 13

The week's budget hearings featured the education and budget secretaries.

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Monday, March 6

Budget hearings continue with the focus shifting to PHEAA and state-related universities.

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Monday, February 27

Budget hearings focus on the status of the State System of Higher Education.

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Monday, February 13

Governor Wolf proposes cutting Institutional Assistance Grants (IAGs) by one-half to $12.9 million.

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Tuesday, March 28 @ 9:30 a.m. @ AICUP Offices

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Tuesday, March 14

Robert Morris University President Christopher Howard draws lessons from Bill Campbell's mark on tech and the gridiron.

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Friday, March 3

Franklin & Marshall College President Daniel Porterfield disspells three myths that keep college doors closed to talented lower-income students.

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Tuesday, February 21

"The combination of federal and state support to students from low- and modest-income families is an investment in our collective future. To reduce state funding that risks receipt of federal funds in support of Pennsylvanians appears to be a shortsighted approach to budget balancing," writes Thomas Botzman, president of Misericordia University.

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Thursday, February 16

Presidents Thomas Flynn of Alvernia University and Lex McMillan of Albright College make the case that the governor's proposed higher education budget is misguided and unfair to first-generation and low-income students. "How does it make sense to cut funding for schools that serve Pennsylvania families at a minimal cost to the taxpayer?" they ask.

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Thursday, February 16

"As we consider the unfinished work before our nation and our world, let us encourage more, rather than fewer, of this new generation to see the value—and the practicality—of an education in the liberal arts and sciences. Our future depends on it," writes Gettysburg College President Janet Morgan Riggs.

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