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Governor signs 3.25-percent increase
for Penn State
On April 29, Gov. Tom Ridge signed Penn State's 1998-99 appropriation, giving the University an increase of 3.25 percent over last year's state funding.
Faculty Senate hears tenure debate
The University Faculty Senate last week heard lengthy debate on a proposal to expand existing Senate-mandated annual performance reviews of tenured faculty by adding a formal review that would take place every five years.
President's annual tour kicks off
At 3 p.m. Sunday, President Graham B. Spanier will be on the road again when two busloads carrying about 80 passengers pull away from the curb at University Park as part of the president's annual Road Scholars Tour of the state.
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