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On top of 19-percent cuts last year, Governor Corbett has proposed 30-percent cuts in state funding for Temple, Pitt and Penn State.
Ann Weaver Hart is the only candidate named for the position at the University of Arizona.
The 30 members, headed by Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce CEO Rob Wondering, will include university presidents affected by the cutbacks.
One political scientist says it seems highly unlikely the former governor and Philadelphia mayor would want to take on a 60-hour-a-week job as Temple’s president.
The university has created 250 four-year scholarships to be awarded over 10 years to students in the four zip codes of North Philadelphia immediately surrounding its main campus.
Temple University officials say the school was expecting the governor’s budget to cut funding but wasn’t prepared for a “profound” reduction of 50 percent to universities in the commonwealth.
Temple University is mourning the loss of a sophomore student, who was among four people killed when a double-decker bus crashed early yesterday near Syracuse. Four others are still in the hospital; one of them, […]