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  • 2 public college presidents paid over $1M in annual ranking

    Fewer public college presidents hit the $1 million mark in earnings in 2014 compared with the previous year, according to a new survey. The Chronicle of Higher Education study found that two college presidents at public universities received more than $1...
  • Penn St's Erickson highest-paid public college leader in '14

    A new survey says former Penn State President Rodney Erickson was the highest-paid public college president in fiscal year 2014, with nearly $1.5 million in total compensation. The Chronicle of Higher Education says a significant portion of Erickson's...
  • Penn State receives unexpected $4.5 million in bowl money from Big Ten

    Penn State won its first bowl game following the repeal of the NCAA sanctions last December. Now, it will receive an unexpected fiscal bowl boost as well. The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted Sunday to provide Penn State with a full...
  • Drivers have found a new bump in the road at Pocono

    Drivers have found a new bump in the road at Pocono
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. brought a broom to Pocono Raceway last year as he swept both NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Long Pond's so-called "Tricky Triangle." This year, Earnhardt probably wished he had brought a truckload of asphalt and a road paver...
  • Terps show their pride in Annapolis

    Terps show their pride in Annapolis
    A celebratory mood prevailed on Friday evening at the Annapolis Downtown Marriott as the Maryland Pride Tour came to town. Approximately 250 fans and supporters showed up to mingle with head coaches from 10 varsity sports at the University of Maryland....
  • Penn State-Lehigh Valley names new chancellor

    Penn State-Lehigh Valley names new chancellor
    Tina Q. Richardson, associate dean of academic affairs at Drexel University's School of Education, has been named chancellor of Penn State-Lehigh Valley, according to a news release. Richardson, a 24-year resident of the Lehigh Valley, will succeed...
  • State's top football prospect Josh King decides on Michigan State

     State's top football prospect Josh King decides on Michigan State
    Josh King, the state's No. 1-ranked college football prospect for the Class of 2016, made a verbal commitment to Michigan State Friday, June 5, in front of coaches, friends, teachers, reporters and a live-stream audience. King picked the Spartans over...
  • Will Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh go shirtless at Lafayette, too?

    Will Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh go shirtless at Lafayette, too?
    Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh brings his 'Summer Swarm' tour to Easton on Sunday for the annual Lauren's First and Goal football camp. Whether he'll bring a shirt is another matter. Harbaugh played shirtless football at a camp in Alabama on Friday,...
  • Football: Hinsdale South DE Josh King picks Michigan State

    Football: Hinsdale South DE Josh King picks Michigan State
    Josh King’s green polo shirt provided a hint to his college choice. The Hinsdale South junior defensive end committed to play at Michigan State during a ceremony Friday at his school, becoming the third Chicagoland player from the class of 2016 to...
  • Jeff Gordon to drive this Penn State car at Pocono Raceway

    Jeff Gordon to drive this Penn State car at Pocono Raceway
    Jeff Gordon has arrived at Pocono Raceway for this weekend's NASCAR race preparing to represent Penn State. The six-time winner at Pocono will drive a Penn State-themed car for the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 on Sunday. The car is part...
  • The hills will come alive again with the sound of roaring engines at Pocono

    The hills will come alive again with the sound of roaring engines at Pocono
    The official start of summer comes on June 21. But it begins this weekend in the Poconos. Thousands of people will travel to the mountains of Monroe County, but not to hear the birds chirping or to cast a line into a lake or even to spot a deer...