Ten individuals were named to serve on Penn State Board of Trustees, either through election or ex officio appointment, during the group's meeting today (May 5) at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.
Penn State’s Board of Trustees today (May 5) approved the design and funding for construction of a new $6 million addition to its energy testing facility in Benner Township, near the University Park campus. The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) Energy Science and Power Systems Test Facility is scheduled to open in spring 2018.
The Child Care Center at Hort Woods, the first LEED Platinum-certified building anywhere in the Penn State system, recently earned the Merit Award from the Pennsylvania-Delaware Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects
Penn State President Eric Barron issued a statement addressing the grand jury findings in the investigation of the Feb. 4 death of student Timothy Piazza and former members of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity on the University Park campus. The findings (or presentment) were released today (May 5) by Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller.
The Administrative Fellows Program offers Penn State faculty and staff the opportunity to work with senior University officers to gain knowledge and experiences pertaining to the challenges of leadership in the academic community.
Penn State’s Commission on Racial/Ethnic Diversity (CORED), with the co-sponsorship of the Paul Robeson Cultural Center and the two other President’s Commissions for Equity, the Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Equity (CLGBTQE) and the Commission for Women (CFW), created a poster in support of unity across Penn State.
Penn State has launched a search for the position of vice provost for faculty affairs, a senior-level leader who reports to the executive vice president and provost. With the hiring of a new vice provost, the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs will change its name to the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs to better reflect its scope.
As a direct result of the feedback from students that the current LionPATH interface was not intuitive and difficult to navigate, the LionPATH team is ready to unveil the new interface to students. Within the next week, when students log in to LionPATH, they will notice that the LionPATH Student Center has a more robust, contemporary look.
The Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning today (May 4) recommended the final plan approval and expenditure of funds for a recital hall addition and renovations to Music I building. The projects will be presented to the full board for a vote on Friday, May 5.
Retiring Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs Joseph Selden has helped communications students acclimate to Penn State and get ready for the "real world" for more than two decades. Now he's about to leave as well — and his legacy is impressive.