higher education

Cheyney University campus
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Cherri Gregg
November 25, 2019 - 1:04 pm
After years of financial struggle, Cheyney University has turned a corner, and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education will allow the nation's oldest historically Black institution of higher learning to keep its accreditation. Read more.
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West Chester University's RAM Initiative.
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Andrew Kramer
November 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
West Chester University's RAM Initiative, which began as a pilot program in 2018, could be in trouble. Read more here.
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College graduation
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Mark Abrams
October 29, 2019 - 8:14 am
It's college application time for high school seniors, and Pennsylvania's human services secretary is reaching out to those who have been in the foster care system with an opportunity to go to school for free.
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Books in library.
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Tony Romeo
October 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
West Chester University continues to flourish, but overall, enrollment at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities is down again this fall.
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Felicity Huffman
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AP News
September 13, 2019 - 3:44 pm
Actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the sweeping college admissions scandal. Read more here.
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Felicity Huffman
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AP News
September 13, 2019 - 10:40 am
Actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to appear in Boston's federal court Friday after pleading guilty to a single count of conspiracy and fraud in May. She's the first parent to be sentenced among 34 charged in the scheme.
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Felicity Huffman arrives at federal court in Boston to face charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.
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July 20, 2019 - 11:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Felicity Huffman's co-stars in a new Netflix movie say they found her remorseful about her role in a college admissions scandal. Actress Angela Bassett said Huffman appears ready to take whatever steps are necessary in her case. Patricia Arquette said she believes Huffman feels...
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Left: Cheyney University President Aaron A. Walton
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Cherri Gregg
July 08, 2019 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cheyney University could be turning a corner after years of financial struggle. The institution's president says he's confident they've balanced the budget, and state lawmakers have provided a multimillion dollar boost for students. Pennsylvania lawmakers allocated $3...
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Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman
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April 02, 2019 - 9:10 am
BOSTON (AP) — A wide-ranging college admissions cheating scheme allowed wealthy parents not only to get their kids into sought-after schools but also a tax write-off on the bribes they paid, federal authorities say. Now some parents who are already facing possible prison time could be hit with...
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order on "improving free inquiry, transparency, and accountability on campus" in the East Room of the White House.
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March 21, 2019 - 9:37 pm
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding. The new order directs federal agencies to ensure that any college or university receiving research grants agrees to promote free speech...
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