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IUP PRESIDENT REACTS TO AGREEMENT WITH INDIANA SCHOOL DISTRICT

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll offered reaction to the university partnering with Westmoreland County Community College to bring an associate’s degree opportunity to the Indiana Area School Board.

The agreement was approved during Monday night’s Indiana Area school board meeting and it allows students to earn college credits between their sophomore and senior years and allow them to graduate high school with an Associates of Arts degree from IUP for a rate of $6,000.

In a statement, Driscoll said the agreement quote, “provides and outstanding and affordable opportunity for students to achieve an [Associates of Arts] degree, and paves the way for students to complete a bachelor’s degree at a rapid pace and financially advantageous rate.” He also highlighted that the agreement goes hand-in-hand with IUP’s innovative ways to help students meet their educational goals without “undue financial strain.”

You can read more about the program by clicking here. It is set to begin in the fall.

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