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Chairwoman Karen Peetz said yesterday that the board will also consider the recommendations from former FBI director Louis Freeh and the upcoming suggestions from the Penn State Faculty Senate.
In committee sessions yesterday, the board also reviewed a schedule that hopes to have the next university president identified by November 2013, and have the person ready to assume the position by no later than the following July. The search and screening committee that will help select the next president will include faculty and staff members, the president of the alumni association and students as well as a group of trustee members to oversee the process. Current president Rodney Erickson has stated that he intends to retire after the 2013-14 school year
The trustees will have their regularly scheduled bi-monthly meeting at the
A court hearing over staying former
Attorneys will give oral arguments at 11am.
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Six Pennsylvania judges filed a lawsuit against the state yesterday that challenges the requirement that all members of the bench must retire at the end of the calendar year in which they turn 70.
The Lawsuit names Governor Corbett, Pennsylvania Treasurer Robert McCord, and Secretary of Pennsylvania Carol Aichele (pronounced like H L) as defendants. The suit was filed by attorneys representing Judges John Driscoll, John W. Herron, Benjamin Lerner, Mazer Moss, Joseph D Okeefe and Leonard Zito.
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The suggestion from the Governor’s Advisory Commission on postsecondary Education recommends maintaining $1.67 billion in base funding and creating a performance fund of $256 million for schools that meet goals including costs and tailoring programs to the needs of the workforce.
The AP reports that the recommendation has university president Rodney Erickson’s support, as well as presidents at