In a virtual meeting at Shippensburg University Monday afternoon, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Chancellor Daniel Greenstein said there are no plans to consolidate SU with another campus.
Shippensburg University President Laurie Carter announced in an email Thursday afternoon that she will leave the university this summer to take the same position at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Endings are weird. They can be happy, sad, go as planned or be completely unexpected. As a senior with months remaining in my undergraduate years, I enter into a period of “last times,” before reaching my “end.”
The Wall Street Journal recently published an opinion piece titled, “Is there a doctor in the White House? Not if you need an M.D.” The commentary argued that the soon-to-be First Lady Jill Biden should stop referring to herself as “Dr. Jill” or “Dr. Biden.” The writer drew outcry and criticism from many.
For some Shippensburg University community members, the COVID-19 coronavirus is nothing more than an inconvenience requiring them to wear masks. Some are lucky enough have no personal connection to the virus. But for many families, the numbers read by news anchors each evening are more than numbers: They were mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters.
The situation unfolding at Indiana University of Pennsylvania has filled my social media feeds this week. Recently, IUP officials announced “restructuring” of various departments, including the cutting of programs. From the covering of art sculptures and silent choirs to demonstrate a campus without the arts, to faculty union demonstrations, there is a lot going on at IUP.
Shippensburg University Students and faculty are pushing to Nov. 20 with about two weeks remaining in the fall 2020 semester. SU delivered face-to-face, hybrid and remote instruction, allowing students to choose to live on campus, while others remained off-campus or at home.