System of Higher Ed. Focus of Series of Reform Bills
February 13, 2020
Three state representative want to update the law that created the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), saying changes have not been made since the organization was formed in 1982.
Rep. Curt Sonney, R-Erie, is proposing a bill that will give PASSHE’s Board of Governors and the Council of Trustees the authority to create, expand or close an institution or college. The bill also will require institutions to collaborate and share some services.
PASSHE Chancellor Daniel Greenstein said in his annual address earlier this month he planned to give students access to any course...