Three PASSHE universities make list for 100 best values in public colleges nationwide

West Chester, Bloomsburg, and Millersville universities are among the 100 best values in public colleges nationwide, according to a report released January 4. The annual list by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine ranked West Chester University, 71; Bloomsburg University, 88; and Millersville University, 99. Kiplinger’s selects what it says are four-year public institutions that deliver the best education at the best prices. The magazine considered such criteria as tuition; average student-loan debt of graduates; financial aid availability for in-state and out-of-state students; test scores of incoming freshmen; student-faculty ratio; four and six-year graduation rates; and admission rates. You can view the Kiplinger’s report at:

Four PASSHE graduates receive appointments from Governor Corbett

APSCUF offers congratulations to four PASSHE graduates for receiving appointments from new PA Governor Tom Corbett. Frank Noonan, a West Chester graduate, has been appointed Commissioner for the PA State Police, while Bloomsburg alum John Wetzel has been named Secretary of Corrections. Kevin Harley, a Millersville graduate, is now Corbett’s Director of Communications, and IUP graduate Glenn Condron is the new director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.