PSU president thanks lawmakers for restoring funds to university system

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Saying “the challenges in higher education are significant,” Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen credited state lawmakers with restoring funds for the university system in her State of the University address Wednesday.

“Governmental decisions affect higher education. Federal financial aid guidelines impact institutions and families struggling to meet the costs of attendance,” she said. Approximately 90 percent of PSU students receive some level of scholarships or loans, and 40 percent are the first in their families to attend college, Steen said.

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