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No Closings, Mergers Recommended For State-Owned Colleges

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Slippery Rock University students take part in a graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 2, 2009.

Consultants hired to review Pennsylvania's financially strapped state-owned university system are not recommending any of the 14 campuses be closed or merged.

The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems is sharing its findings Wednesday with the governing board of the State System of Higher Education.

The system is suffering from dropping in-state high school graduations and cuts in state aid.

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