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Day: May 3, 2013

PA Auditor General Releases Statement on BOT Reforms

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released a statement on Penn State's changes to its governing policy, which were adopted today at the Board of Trustees meeting. Previous auditor general Jack Wagner had called for significant changes in board structure in a report issued six months ago.

Complete 2013 Penn State BOT Election Results 1-39

Want to see how your candidate finished in this year's Board of Trustees election? Penn State doesn't rank the candidates -- only lists them by ballot position -- so we did it for you. 26 candidates received over 1,000 votes. The top three won positions on the board and will begin serving their three-year terms.

Despite Fewer Applications, Freshman Class Larger Than Expected

Despite an 8 percent drop in applications this year — from 77,596 to 71,410 — the number of paid acceptances for the freshman class is up 6 percent — or 523 students — than it was at this time last year. Penn State has maintained that the drop is due to a nationwide decline in […]

Statement From Paul Suhey on BOT Defeat

Paul Suhey has released a statement following his defeat in the Board of Trustees election today.

Doran, Brown, Oldsey Win Trustees Election

The results are in, and the Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship slate of candidates has swept the Board of Trustees election. Barbara Doran, Ted Brown, and Bill Oldsey will take office at the next Board meeting in July, unseating incumbents Stephanie Deviney and Paul Suhey, and defeating 34 other candidates.

Most Obscure Places to Take Your Grad Photos

Tired of sitting in line for the traditional run-of-the-mill places to take your grad photos? We did a series last year of "The Worst Places to Take Your Grad Photos," and it was so good, we decided to follow up with another series this year: our best hipster effort at the most obscure places to take grad photos.

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