Barron revealed his previously-confidential CAPS funding source at today’s Board of Trustees meeting. Funding from new Big Ten media contracts will support CAPS, the Blue Band, and the planned Arts & Arboretum Complex.
UHS has been in contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Pennsylvania Department of Health since the first confirmed case of mumps last month.
Trustees touched on the importance of skill set recognition and awareness during today’s Long-Range Planning and Governance session.
The next step in the comprehensive East Halls renovation includes the erection of a new building along Curtin Road and the complete renovations of Pennypacker and McKean Halls.
In addition to $9.75 for CAPS, the Student Fee Board also unanimously approved a $5 annual fee for the Student Parent Child Care Subsidy Program.
The Lion Ambassadors’ annual Founders’ Day celebration will include games, live entertainment, and plenty of birthday cake on Wednesday, February 22 in the HUB.
Penn State announced that it will hold a day-long conference to discuss diversity in higher education with four featured leaders in the field speaking on April 18 at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel.
President Barron outlined the details of funds from the Office of the President he promised in November to match the Student Fee Board’s allocation to CAPS. He also announced a new $7 million endowment created from corporate donations that will provide $315,000 annually to support CAPS.
Penn State’s Fact Book has some intriguing tidbits fit for any Penn State history nerd.