Category: Penn State

Toll Brothers Informs Penn State Of Interest In Alternative Site For Student Housing Development

Toll Brothers has informed Penn State of its interest in purchasing an alternative site to build a proposed luxury student housing development, instead of the planned site off Whitehall Road in Ferguson Township where concerns have been raised about potential effects on source water.

Penn State Responds To Acts Of Discrimination: ‘Our Commitment Will Not Falter’

“We do not support nor do we condone racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic, homophobic or other discriminatory messages or actions. Nor will we allow our University community to become a place where offensive words and behaviors take root.”

Eric Barron To Serve As Chair Of National Economic Prosperity Commission

“My goal as chair of this commission will be to challenge all institutions to use the resources available to them to bring discoveries to the marketplace and to create a culture of entrepreneurship where our students can make their visions a reality.”

Board Of Trustees Eliminates Legal Fee Reimbursement For Trustees Who Sue The University

This action comes after a court ruled earlier this year the university must reimburse a group of trustees who sued the university for their right to access documents related to Penn State’s internal investigation of the Sandusky scandal.

Board Of Trustees Finance Committee Recommends $19.8 Million Increase To State Appropriations Request

This increase would bring Penn State’s total state appropriations to $337.9 million.

Auditor General Says Penn State Trustees Should Reject Proposed Change to Bylaws

“I will continue to watch how closely the Penn State board follows the thoughtful recommendations included in my latest — and certainly not last — audit report of this institution.”

We As Penn State Trustees Need to Get ‘Woke’

“On Friday, this board faces a moment of truth. We can stand to defend that trust or beat a retreat leaving current and future boards in a weakened position to honor that trust of resources and taxpayer dollars.”