State System names Daniel Greenstein next chancellor

Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education’s Board of Governors meets May 21 via conference call to announce the next chancellor. Photo/Kathryn Morton

Daniel Greenstein is the next chancellor of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, effective in September, the State System’s Board of Governors announced today.

“My colleagues and I look forward to Dr. Greenstein’s leadership,” APSCUF President Dr. Kenneth M. Mash said in a State System release. “He comes to the State System armed with experience as a faculty member, an administrator and as a nationally recognized advocate for innovative and proven approaches to public higher education. His ability to explain how it is that accessible, high quality and affordable higher education benefits all citizens is precisely what our System and our Commonwealth needs at this very moment.”

APSCUF welcomes new director of organizing

This month APSCUF welcomes Chabria Thomas, our new director of organizing, to the State APSCUF office. She joins us with extensive experience working with AFSCME and other organizations. Contact Thomas at or 800-932-0587, Ext. 3022.

Photo/Chabria Thomas

Follow Pennsylvania Promise as rallies planned at IUP, Lock Haven

Pennsylvania Promise rallies are planned for Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Lock Haven University this semester. Students interested in speaking at either event: Please click here to share your story.

Click here to R.S.V.P. on Facebook to IUP’s rally, set for 2:30–3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in Wallwork Plaza (Inclement-weather location: large room of the Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement Center).

Click here to R.S.V.P. on Facebook for Lock Haven’s rally, which begins 1 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the University Commons Amphitheater at Lock Haven University. (Inclement weather location: multi-purpose room (MPR) in the Parsons Union Building (PUB).) Join Lock Haven University’s APSCUF chapter before the rally for a cookout for students and faculty 12:30 p.m. at Pavilion No. 1.

Please follow Pennsylvania Promise on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and continue to spread the word about making higher education affordable in the Commonwealth by using #PApromise. Learn more about Pennsylvania Promise at