Local Colleges Team Up to Cut Costs

Ten of Pennsylvania's liberal arts colleges are teaming up -- with the help of an $800,000 grant -- to cut costs and improve their academic offerings. reported Tuesday that the Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts has been working together with the help of a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The effort brings together Bryn Mawr, Dickinson, Franklin & Marshall, Gettysburg, Haverford, Juniata, Muhlenberg, Swarthmore, Ursinis and Washington and Jefferson colleges.
The project includes faculty development, study abroad, library resources, administrative services, compliance and risk management, and institutional climates for diversity.

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