Daniel Greenstein spent the fall visiting Pennsylvania's 14 state universities, which he was hired last year to oversee. On Wednesday, he unveiled his vision: The schools must start operating more like a system, consolidate business operations and open courses on all campuses to all students.
Since sophomore pledge Tim Piazza died at Pennsylvania State University in February 2017 following a booze-fueled fraternity party, the university has investigated and taken action on 14 other reports of hazing, including one case where pledges were forced to drink a jug of wine in 30 minutes.
Community College of Philadelphia faculty are required to participate in assessments designed to determine whether courses are meeting their objectives in helping students learn. If they refuse, it's considered a strike activity, Pa. labor board ruled.
Twenty-eight students who are homeless or had been foster kids will remain on West Chester University's campus for the five-week break, free of charge. And, the football coach's extended family — along with a cast of staff and students — have donated gifts to make their holiday special.
Temple University announced late Friday that it will pay $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by former students in its Fox Business School Online MBA program, who complained the school's ranking scandal devalued their degrees. It also will pay $1.4 million to settle claims by other students.