April 24, 1997......Volume 26, Issue 29

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Jordan returns to speak on regaining public trust
Universities are in a state of crisis, brought on by growing public mistrust, according to former Penn State President Bryce Jordan, who said one way to win back public confidence is through extensive outreach efforts and a reinvention of the land-grant tradition.

Couple pledges $5 million to University
Penn State alumni Edward R. and Helen Skade Hintz have pledged $5 million to the University, part of which is designated to help build a new alumni center and part is for graduate fellowships, international studies and other academic priorities.

Couple commits $2 million to Penn State Erie
Edward P. "Ted" Junker III, former vice chairman of PNC Bank Corp., and his wife, Barbara Frederick Junker, have endowed the Penn State Erie, The Behrend College's athletic program with a $2 million dollar gift.

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