ESU, PASSHE rebut union-backed report

Monday, December 9, 2013

A report released last week alleging the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has allowed its universities to mismanage their budgets was poorly prepared, East Stroudsburg University officials contend.

Ken Long, ESU's vice president of finance and administration, said his accounting group is reviewing the document, but said that it appears that the accounting firm that researched the report on behalf of the faculty union used "less than effective accounting practices" in its approach.

Long said his team plans to provide its own analysis, based on the report, that it will present to ESU's Council of Trustees at a later date.

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