February 13, 1997......Volume 26, Issue 20

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Court upholds Penn State's tax status
Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas ruled Monday in favor of Penn State in a case that had questioned the tax-exempt status of the University and The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Proposed state budget falls short of University needs
Despite Gov. Tom Ridge's proposed 2 percent increase in state funding for Pennsylvania's public universities this year, the money just doesn't cover the financial obligations Penn State faces. In fact, for Penn State alone, there's an $18.5 million gap between what is being offered and what is needed.

Anthropologist to talk about women in science
Sue V. Rosser, professor of anthropology at the University of Florida-Gainesville and director of its Center on Women's Studies and Gender Research, will present "Reviewing the Issue of Women in Science and Engineering" at The Penn State Forum beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus.

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