Funding for Temple, Lincoln, Pitt and Penn State is in limbo for the moment because legislative Democrats, attempting to gain leverage in the budget process, are blocking approval.
Pennsylvania continues to inch closer to a new state budget ahead of Thursday’s deadline. Lawmakers held a rare Sunday session as they attempt to wrap up work on the budget and other legislation.
During a state Senate Appropriations hearing this past week, the heads of the four state-related universities – Temple, Lincoln, Pitt and Penn State – said that the governor’s proposal to cut their funding by more than half would affect more than just tuition.
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett is firing back at Penn State officials for their criticism of the higher education budget cuts proposed in his budget address earlier this week.
When Michael Hill needed a doctoral program with the flexibility to let him continue working full-time as a Lincoln University administrator, he chose an online degree from another institution.
Lincoln and Cheyney Universities begin their football seasons with their 3rd annual matchup on Sunday. KYW’s Matt Leon spoke with Lincoln O.J. Abanishe and Cheyney’s coach Jeff Braxton about the matchup and upcoming season.