The Board’s committee on Governance and Long-Range Planning was warmly receptive to the student governments’ suggestion to add permanent ex-officio seats for the UPUA and CCSG vice presidents.
The team won via a tiebreaker to earn a spot at the 2017 College Fishing National Fishing Championship.
The Board of Trustees met for their bimonthly meeting in Wilkes-Barre this afternoon where it elected a new Chairman and voted to raise tuition.
Proposals from students, staff, faculty, and alumni can be submitted until September 16.
The Board of Trustees finance committee proposed a tuition increase despite increased appropriations from the state.
The committee on academic affairs and student life reported that the 8,900 students coming to University Park in the fall will make the Class of 2020 Penn State’s largest ever. Oh, and there’s no turning back from LionPATH now.
When Penn State’s Board of Trustees meets Thursday and Friday at the university’s Wilkes-Barre campus, it will elect a new chair and vice chair of the board — a vote which already has a near certain outcome but is expected to be a subject of much debate among some trustees.
The Task Force on Policing and Communities of Color, commissioned by Penn State and the Borough of State College in August 2015, issued five core recommendations to improve relations between law enforcement and the community.
Penn State will see a 2.5 percent general support appropriation increase in the nine-month-impasse-free state budget that Governor Wolf is expected to sign off on.