Edinboro University

Essential Pittsburgh
2:20 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

State Schools Struggle for Funding

Edinboro University is one of four PA-owned universities that has made budget cuts in the last year.
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Pennsylvania's state-owned universities are in an uncomfortable situation. Declining student enrollment numbers have left universities like Edinboro, Clarion, East Stroudsburg and Mansfield with less tuition revenue and the unfortunate task of cutting programs and faculty.

In the increasingly competitive higher education market, these state schools are struggling to retain students.

To address this competition, schools add more amenities that budgets may not allow.

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Education
2:48 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Edinboro University Won't Cut B.A. Music Program

Officials with Edinboro University say the school won't cut bachelor degree programs in music and music education as it works to address a budget deficit. In July, the state system of higher education school had said that it might cut the music programs because there were only 70 students enrolled in them. Now, the school's interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, Michael Hannan, said the music department will not be cut, but will be restructured a bit.

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