Penn State is not immune to the demographic forces shaking college admissions, and president Eric Barron said the university has formed a task force on recruitment of international students, redirected admission staff to focus on growing areas of the country and made it easier to transfer in.
The first national score card on Greek lilfe will include data on GPAs of members, size of chapters, and philanthropic hours served, but also violations such as hazing, sexual misconduct, and alcohol consumption.
Two months after the director of its counseling and psychological services center died by suicide, the University of Pennsylvania on Tuesday announced changes to the oversight of its health and wellness programs, including its counseling center.
Two members of the football team at Paul VI High School in Haddon Township were disciplined after they were accused of using "intimidating" language in a Snapchat exchange, but critics say the punishment amounted only to a couple of detentions and didn't go far enough.
Generations of Carey family members have attended Penn, including the first president of the foundation, Francis J. Carey, who graduated from the law school 70 years ago, and his brother William Polk Carey, founder of the foundation and W.P. Carey Inc., a real estate investment company.
West Chester University psychologist Lauri Hyers and colleagues have written a research paper about Halloween costumes, which they say all too often feed into gender stereotypes and both sexualize and infantalize women. They called it "Disempowerment in Disguise." Is Halloween sexist?
The college commissioned two investigations following the uproar on campus last spring over fraternities. The first found no current students responsible for misconduct at the fraternities; the second called out aggressive behavior by student protesters.
The decrease in participation at Lehigh University, long known for its vibrant Greek life and large fraternity houses, follows the forced closure of four fraternities and one sorority since 2015 for offenses such as hazing and alcohol misuse.