November 13, 1997......Volume 27, Issue 13

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Arboretum plans still on drawing board
Close your eyes and imagine an outdoor classroom -- a place of beauty in an expanding metropolitan area that can become an "institute for land health." A place that draws hundreds of visitors, scholars and new faculty to Penn State. That is part of the vision for a proposed 370-acre arboretum on the University Park campus.

Board votes to take on more debt
The Board of Trustees recently approved a resolution to increase the University's long-term debt by $101 million to be used only for projects that clearly advance the University's mission.

Behrend's park gets Trustee nod
Construction of the Penn State Erie Knowledge Park is moving ahead on schedule as the Board of Trustees approved a 51-acre lease agreement between the college and the Greater Erie Industrial Development Corporation.

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