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3 Philadelphia Area Colleges Make List Of Top Party Schools

For some students, college is as much about partying as it is about studying.

08/04/2014

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Colleges Obliged To Consider Students’ Mental Health

To determine whether a student poses a direct threat and meets eligibility requirements, a University must perform a five-step legal analysis.

07/15/2014

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Pa. Universities OK Child-Abuse Prevention Policy

Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities adopted a policy Tuesday that is designed to protect the safety of children on campus.

07/08/2014

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Many Pa. Colleges, Including Penn State, Among America’s Most Expensive

When it comes to the state schools, Pennsylvania has some of the most expensive in the nation.

07/01/2014

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9 Pa. Colleges Target Of Gender Complaint

A women’s legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

04/17/2014

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Pa. Universities Say New Weapons Policy Needs Work

A proposed policy to allow weapons in limited areas of the 14-campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education needs more work and won’t go before the system’s board later this month, officials said Thursday.

01/10/2014

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Online Tool Eases Applications To Pa. Universities

Pennsylvania education officials say it’s now easier for students to apply to multiple campuses in the state university system.

11/08/2013

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Accredited Colleges

How do you know if a particular college is legitimate?

10/23/2013

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Tuition Rising At Pa. State Universities

Officials announced Tuesday that it will cost $194 more per year to attend schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. That’s up 3 percent from last year.

07/09/2013

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Changes Come To Some Of New Jersey’s Universities

Rutgers University has added two medical schools, Rowan University is a research university and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey has dissolved.

07/01/2013

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Some Pa. Colleges Now Allow Students To Carry Guns

At least five Pennsylvania state-owned universities are now allowing guns on campus after the state’s lawyers concluded that an outright ban on weapons was likely unconstitutional.

05/13/2013

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The Typical College Student Has Changed

Despite the economy, increased outcry over costs, and debate about the value, forty-one percent of 18-24-year-olds attend college. But who goes and how they go are changing.

09/03/2012

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Colleges Learn To Sell Themselves

Weak job placements for graduates and heavy student debts are causing elite colleges and universities to prove to families and state governments that a degree is still worth the investment – and they’ve hired marketing pros to help.

08/27/2012

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Rowan University Endorses Merger With Rutgers-Camden

Rowan University’s governing board has endorsed legislation merging the school with Rutgers-Camden, while asking to retain its authority over campus matters.

06/11/2012

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Temple University Names New Acting President

Temple University has named an acting president as it continues to search for a replacement for its departing leader.

05/23/2012

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