Sharon O’Brien, professor of English and American studies at Dickinson College, spoke at Shippensburg University as part of its disability studies spring lecture on Thursday evening in the Old Main Chapel.
After more than a decade of dropping enrollment rates in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) it is time for drastic actions to be taken to save the state system from disintegrating.
The Shippensburg University Grove Forum was filled with students, faculty and community members, leaving standing room only, last Thursday for a presentation and guest panel hosted by the political science department.
Students from Shippensburg University and the other 13 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities traveled to the Capitol building in Harrisburg on Thursday for the annual advocacy event at which students urge lawmakers to fund state schools.
Shippensburg University’s dining services have undergone a variety of changes during the 2017–18 school year, including the implementation of new programs and the closing of “Chop N Wrap,” previously known as “Chickendipity.”
Shippensburg University President Laurie Carter sent an email to students on Thursday and addressed the topics of recruitment, her inauguration, the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s (PASSHE) advocacy day and Vice President for Student Affairs Roger Serr’s retirement.