Interim Temple business school dean, appointed after rankings scandal, elevated to permanent post

Ronald C. Anderson, who was named interim dean of Temple's Fox Business School last year will get the permanent post, the university announced Thursday.

Interim Temple business school dean, appointed after rankings scandal, elevated to permanent post

Ronald C. Anderson, who was named interim dean of Temple's Fox Business School last year will get the permanent post, the university announced Thursday.

Inquirer seeks to open ‘wholesale sealing’ of federal court records in Hershey School student cases

Altogether, a federal judge in Pennsylvania has sealed about 20 docket items in two cases of former students suing the Milton Hershey School. First Amendment experts say the sealing is highly unusual.

Inquirer seeks to open ‘wholesale sealing’ of federal court records in Hershey School student cases

Altogether, a federal judge in Pennsylvania has sealed about 20 docket items in two cases of former students suing the Milton Hershey School. First Amendment experts say the sealing is highly unusual.

Construction now underway for new Camden High School, set to open in September 2021

Construction is underway for the new Camden High School, to be located on the same site as the historic former building.

Construction now underway for new Camden High School, set to open in September 2021

Construction is underway for the new Camden High School, to be located on the same site as the historic former building.
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Wolf vetoes increase in tax credits for Pa. private-school scholarships

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Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities release number of professors who have applied for phased retirement

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Delaware Valley University maintains a close connection to its founder: His ashes are housed in the library

Delaware Valley University maintains close ties to its founder. His ashes are in an urn in the college library, which bears his name. It's unusual, but not unique: Temple University's founder is buried on the school's main campus.

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