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University Senate Council talks state budget, unionization

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke about the uncertainty of the upcoming Pennsylvania budget for higher education funding at the first University Senate Council meeting of the 2018-19 school year Wednesday afternoon.

By Madeline Gavatorta, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

The 2019-20 state budget could mean significant shifts in how much students pay for college.

Editorial: Wolf’s budget is progressive, but needs Democratic legislature to pass

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during the last day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on July 28, 2016. (Clem Murray/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 7, 2018

Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled the fourth yearly budget of his term Tuesday — and unlike his previous three, we might actually see it fully passed before the end of the year thanks to the 2018 midterm elections. The 2018-19 budget is notably progressive — Wolf is calling to raise both funding for publi...

Gallagher meets with Gov. Wolf amid Pitt funding uncertainties

Gov. Tom Wolf leaves the Cathedral of Learning after meeting with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher amid state funding concerns. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Rachel Glasser and John Hamilton / TPN Staff

October 12, 2017

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf met with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher Thursday morning amid a state budget impasse that's making Pitt's state funding uncertain. Wolf met with Gallagher to "reassure him of his commitment to the state-related universities," Wolf's Press Secretary J.J. Abbott said in an email....

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