March 25, 1999......Volume 28, Issue 25

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Erickson gets nod as provost
Acting on the recommendation of President Graham B. Spanier, the Board of Trustees last week approved the appointment of Rodney A. Erickson as executive vice president and provost of the University after a national search.

Spanier summarizes Pennsylvania support for public higher education
Pennsylvania ranks near the bottom in the amount of budget support it provides to public higher education, according to many widely accepted measures. In a March 18 talk to the Board of Trustees, President Graham B. Spanier presented the data.

Room and board rates approved by trustees
The Board of Trustees approved 1999-2000 room and board rates at University Park and other Penn State campuses on March 18 during their meeting at Penn State Harrisburg. The new rates go into effect fall semester 1999.


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