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City & State Pennsylvania named Harrisburg University of Science and Technology President Eric Darr, Ph.D., to its 2022 Higher Education Power 100 for his work to increase the university’s size, reputation, and national standing.

The article notes: “Growth is the guiding principle for Eric Darr. Over his decade at the helm of Harrisburg University, Darr has orchestrated a dynamic expansion, from enrollment, which has grown by more than tenfold, to the launches of a $100 million Science Education Center in downtown Harrisburg and a new HU campus in Philadelphia. The university also added nearly three dozen new degree programs and concentrations under Darr’s watch.”

City & State PA is a multi-media news firm that dedicates its coverage to Pennsylvania’s state and local government, political and advocacy news. Its in-depth, non-partisan coverage serves Pennsylvania’s leaders every day as their trusted guide to the issues impacting Pennsylvania.

The ranking is found here


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