Chancellor Ron Darbeau shares ‘Vision 2030’ for Penn State Altoona
July 19, 2024 at 02:42 PM | Source: https://www.psu.edu/news
Penn State Altoona Chancellor Ron Darbeau shared the college’s “Vision 2030,” a comprehensive plan for the campus by the decade's end, during the University’s Board of Trustees meeting on July 19 at Penn State Altoona.

Jeff and Ann Marie Fox name Graduate School with $20 million commitment
July 19, 2024 at 01:15 PM | Source: https://www.psu.edu/news
At its meeting on July 19, The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the naming of the J. Jeffrey and Ann Marie Fox Graduate School in recognition of the couple and the endowment they have created to provide support, in perpetuity, for graduate students and faculty and for initiatives that enhance the academic caliber of graduate education at the University. The $20 million gift is the largest in the Graduate School’s history, and it is expected to accelerate Penn State’s rise as one of the world’s top destinations for students pursuing advanced study in their fields.

Q&A: Will H5N1 avian influenza evolve to become more dangerous to humans?
July 19, 2024 at 12:34 PM | Source: https://www.psu.edu/news
H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was first detected in dairy cattle in Texas on March 25 and has since spread to several additional states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed multiple human infections in which the individuals were exposed to infected dairy cattle. Penn State News spoke with Ruth Nissly, assistant research professor of veterinary and biomedical sciences, to learn more about how scientists are monitoring the H5N1 virus. 

Q&A: Xianbiao Hu on driving transportation research forward
July 19, 2024 at 06:43 AM | Source: https://www.psu.edu/news
Xianbiao "XB" Hu, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Penn State with a Larson Transportation Institute (LTI) affiliation, shared his transportation engineering expertise with President Neeli Bendapudi and others at a visit to LTI’s test track on June 29. Penn State News spoke with Hu about his research and some of his recent and ongoing projects that address emerging transportation issues affecting drivers in Pennsylvania. 

Board committee advances 2025-26 operating budget, tuition schedules
July 18, 2024 at 04:05 PM | Source: https://www.psu.edu/news
A balanced Education and General budget and tuition freeze for Pennsylvania resident undergraduates at the Commonwealth Campuses highlight Penn State’s proposed 2025-26 fiscal plan, advanced July 18 by the Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning. 

Board of Trustees approves 2025-26 operating budget, tuition schedules
July 18, 2024 at 04:05 PM | Source: https://www.psu.edu/news
A balanced Education and General budget and tuition freeze for Pennsylvania resident undergraduates at the Commonwealth Campuses highlight Penn State’s 2025-26 fiscal plan, approved July 19 by the Penn State Board of Trustees. 

Board of Trustees committee advances 2025-26 housing and food rates 
July 18, 2024 at 04:02 PM | Source: https://www.psu.edu/news
The standard housing and food rate at the University Park campus, based on a traditional double room and the mid-level meal plan, would increase by $216 per semester, or 3.21%, for the 2025-26 academic year under a plan advanced July 18 by the Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning. 

Board of Trustees approves 2025-26 housing and food rates 
July 18, 2024 at 04:02 PM | Source: https://www.psu.edu/news
The standard housing and food rate at the University Park campus, based on a traditional double room and the mid-level meal plan, will increase by $216 per semester, or 3.21%, for the 2025-26 academic year under a plan approved July 19 by the Penn State Board of Trustees. 

Plan for new academic building at Penn State Abington advances
July 18, 2024 at 03:00 PM | Source: https://www.psu.edu/news
The Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning advanced a proposal today (July 18) to construct a new academic building at Penn State Abington. The proposal will be considered by the full board at its meeting on July 19.  

Penn State Health CEO Steve Massini to retire
July 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM | Source: https://www.psu.edu/news
Steve Massini, chief executive officer of Penn State Health since 2019 and the first Penn State alumnus to lead the University’s health system, has announced he will retire effective Oct. 1, 2024.

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