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Digging Deeper: Penn State Athletics

On the premiere episode of “Higher Education in Focus,” Penn State President Eric Barron and WPSU’s Patty Satalia talk to Sandy Barbour, Penn State’s new athletic director, about her plans for overseeing the university’s 31 varsity sports, news of the lifting of some NCAA sanctions, and her thoughts on potential changes to NCAA regulations.

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The Great Resignation

Posted on December 19, 2021

Penn State President Eric Barron and his guest talk about The Great Resignation. What is it, what caused it, and is it the new normal?


Penn State President Eric Barron and guests on the set of Digging Deeper
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Collegiate Esports

Posted on October 21, 2019

Penn State President Eric Barron and guests talk about the rising popularity of Esports and how universities will get involved in the trend.


Renata S. Engel and David Christiansen with Eric Baron and Patty Satalia on the set of Higher Education in Focus
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Making Education Accessible

Posted on January 15, 2015

Eric Barron and Patty Satalia talk to Renata S. Engel, associate vice provost for Online Programs, and David Christiansen, associate vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and senior dean for academic programs, about transforming education and access.


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