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Philadelphia Region edition

Philadelphia Region edition

Monday, April 27, 2020


A message from Penn State President Eric J. Barron

A message from Penn State President Eric J. Barron

In the face of severe financial impacts to the University brought on by the global coronavirus pandemic, on April 23 Penn State President Eric J. Barron announced some salary adjustments; a 3% across-the-board cut to university budgets in the next fiscal year; and his intention to work with the Board of Trustees to freeze tuition for the 2020-21 academic year to limit student costs.  Full story

Penn State planning to freeze 2020-21 tuition to help ease COVID-19 hardships

Due to the economic challenges facing Pennsylvania and the nation, Penn State President Eric J. Barron announced plans today (April 23) to freeze tuition rates for all students University-wide for the 2020-21 academic year. The plan, which will be presented to the University’s Board of Trustees for final approval at its July meeting, would mark the third consecutive year that Penn State has held tuition rates flat for Pennsylvania resident students.  Full story


Penn State Brandywine Brand Video :60

Penn State Brandywine, a four-year undergraduate campus in Media, is improving the lives of others through service, research, economic development and sustainability projects. Learn how our faculty, staff and 1,300 students impact our community in this one-minute video.  Watch video