Faculty Unions Approve New Contract For State CollegesTeachers and coaches in Pennsylvania's state-owned university system are giving their approval to a new four-year union contract.
Pitt Ranked As A Top 20 Public University By U.S. News & World ReportThe University of Pittsburgh is ranked among the nation’s top 20 public colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report.
Local Grand Jury Charges Chinese Students In Conspiracy Aimed At U.S. UniversitiesFifteen Chinese nationals -- almost all in their 20s -- have been indicted by a Pittsburgh grand jury for using fake Chinese passports and hired test-takers to take SATs and other standardized exams in order to gain admission to American universities.
Audit Says State-Owned Universities Need To Better Track Crime, Sex BiasPennsylvania's system of 14 state-owned universities should do a better job of tracking crimes and sex discrimination, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday as he released a performance audit of the agency.
Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On CampusThis week's standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.
Students Have Pick Of Colleges Thanks To Drop In EnrollmentAfter decades of runaway tuition costs -- the tables may finally be turning.
14 Presidents Of Pa. State Schools Get RaisesAs college students struggle to pay tuition and pay off student loans, college presidents in Pennsylvania state schools are doing pretty well.
Obama Administration Trying To Decrease Sexual Assaults On College CampusesHow safe is your daughter or son from sexual violence at college? The numbers may surprise and alarm you.
Two Dozen Pennsylvania Schools Labeled As "Greenest"Two dozen Pennsylvania colleges and universities are among the Princeton Review's "greenest" schools.
Pa. Universities Might Scrap Uniform Gun PolicyThe group that oversees Pennsylvania's state-owned universities might scrap a plan to institute a uniform weapons policy at all 14 campuses.
Candidate For Gov. Proposes Free Tuition For Some College StudentsDemocratic U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz -- running to replace Republican Gov. Tom Corbett -- says students who get a two-year Associates Degree at community colleges should get free tuition for the remaining two years to get a Bachelor's degree at one of Pennsylvania's 14 state universities like California University, Indiana University, Slippery Rock or Clarion.
Tuition Going Up This Fall At Pa. State UniversitiesTuition is going up this fall at the state's 14 public universities.