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Ridge's budget is disappointing for Penn State
The proposed $18.6 billion general fund budget revealed last week by Gov. Tom Ridge disappointed University officials, who were looking for a higher level of funding to help Penn State maintain quality and hold the line on tuition.
DuPont gives patent worth $6 million
DuPont has donated a patent and related technical information valued at $6 million to Penn State to encourage the commercial development of compounds to alleviate crop damage caused by mites.
Study shows campus infuses $437 million
into local economy
Penn State's University Park campus contributes more than $437 million each year to the Centre Region economy, and generates directly or indirectly nearly two-thirds of all jobs in the region, according to a recently completed economic impact study commissioned by the University.
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