Penn State

Pennsylvania State University is a land grant institution founded in 1855. Penn State is one of the country’s most renowned public research universities and boasts an enrollment of about 100,000 students across its 24 campuses.

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Just when you thought Penn State couldn’t be first in even one more thing, our very own Smeal College of Business was ranked first in supply chain undergraduate education in the country not once, not twice, but now three times.
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Sad news this morning: Terrell Jones, Penn State’s vice provost for educational equity, died today. According to the Centre Daily Times, it was a result of cancer.

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Penn State is the No. 8 campus in the country, according to the rankings Business Insider compiled from the Princeton Review's college lists.
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Penn State alumnus Ryan Bagwell has scored another victory in his quest to uncover information related to the Jerry Sandusky investigation.
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Thanks to an impressive lineup of programming, the University-licensed PBS affiliate, WPSU, is poised to add even more hardware to the university’s rapidly filling award cabinet.
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The Board of Trustees' Committee on Governance and Long-Range Planning unanimously agreed that a student-selected student trustee should sit on the board in a big win for students, and also sparred over the reformation of alumni seats during its long meeting this morning at the Penn Stater.
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The Ice Bucket Challenge has sufficiently swept the nation. The latest person to be challenged? The Nittany Lion.
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Penn State's Board of Trustees displayed an incredible lack of unity this morning at the Penn Stater, as alumni trustees seated in Dean's Hall bickered with the old guard of the board on the consent decree and fine money.
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The Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, to "consider a potential litigation settlement" according to a press release. The meeting will begin via conference call at 8:30 a.m. and will be open to the public for listening and will be streamed at The board will meet in executive session prior to the public meeting at 8:00 a.m.
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The nine alumni-elected trustees on Penn State's board lettered board chairman Keith Masser today, calling for a special meeting to discuss the university's stance on settlement discussions in the NCAA v. Pennsylvania lawsuit and the consent decree that agreed to the NCAA's sanctions.