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Assembly begins April 14 in the Harrisburg area. APSCUF photo

APSCUF’s 216th legislative assembly met April 14–15 in the Harrisburg area. Delegates and officers discussed ongoing issues of contract negotiations, consolidation, retrenchment, and funding for our State System universities. APSCUF honored Dr. Marc Sylvester of PennWest Edinboro with its Distinguished Service Award during Friday’s legislative assembly dinner. APSCUF also named Sen. Lindsey Williams its Distinguished Friend of Public Higher Education. Delegates elected faculty officers-at-large: Matt Girton of Lock Haven, Norma George of Cheyney, and Cassandra Reyes of West Chester. Click here to view additional photos on APSCUF’s Facebook page.

Rep. Peter Schweyer talks about the opportunities and importance of public higher education before APSCUF members begin their day of advocacy at the Pennsylvania Capitol. APSCUF photo

APSCUF members this week gathered in Harrisburg to advocate for increased funding for our State System universities. The effort began with a legislative reception Monday night for members to discuss the importance of higher education with Pennsylvania legislators. Members spent Tuesday discussing State System issues with legislators in the Capitol. Thank you to all who attended. Click here to view additional photos on APSCUF’s Facebook page.

Also Tuesday, APSCUF President Dr. Kenneth M. Mash testified before the House Labor and Industry Committee on House Bill 950, speaking about the importance of the right to organize.