Media Alert – Senate Education Committee to Hold Public Hearing TOMORROW on Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education in PA

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday June 9, in Harrisburg to hear testimony on the impact of COVID-19 on higher education in Pennsylvania. 

Among those scheduled to testify are Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Pedro Rivera, Deputy Secretary of Higher Education Noe Ortega, and PA State System of Higher Education Chancellor Dr. Dan Greenstein. 

Senators will also hear testimony from representatives of the State Related Universities and Private Schools, Independent Colleges & Universities and  Community Colleges & Colleges of Technology.

The hearing will be streamed live at

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