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Day: June 5, 2009

This Week In Penn State Sports

Okay… so the beginning of June does not mark the most active time in Penn State sports, but as always, there is news to report. Football It’s safe to say that the Lions are poised to strike in ’09.  With a spiffy 11-2 record and a Rose Bowl berth under their belts (let’s block out […]

Board Releases Statement on Harvey v. Hamilton

The Collegian Board of Directors met privately on Wednesday evening to discuss ‘Harvey v. Hamilton‘ . The Board released a statement that was posted on the Save John Harvey Facebook group . Here it is: The Collegian Board of Directors is conducting a thorough review of the events surrounding the termination of News Director John […]

Penn State Graduation Rate Far Above Average

The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a story today covering six-year graduation rates at schools in the Eastern Pennsylvania/New Jersey area. Penn State’s six-year graduation rate is 84% (according to the National Center for Education Statistics) and the national average for “Very Competitive” schools (according to Barron’s 2009 edition of Profiles of American Colleges) is 62.3%. The […]

Top Salaries Revealed

Pennsylvania’s Right To Know Law, signed by Governor Rendell back in February 2008 has forced four Universities in the Commonwealth to divulge information about the 25 highest paid employees. The Universities that fall under this Act include Temple, Pitt, Lincoln and Penn State. According to Section 1503 of the law (I took out the irrelevant […]

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