Education, Press Release, Statement Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement after the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today selected Dr. Daniel Greenstein as the next chancellor beginning in September.“Dr. Daniel Greenstein brings more than 30 years of experience strengthening higher education and expanding opportunities for all students. I believe strongly that as chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education his knowledge and expertise will lead to a successful system redesign. Dr. Greenstein will focus the efforts of all involved in the state system on student success while creating a sustainable financial path forward for our 14 universities. Tens of thousands of students depend on the State System to get a quality and affordable education, so they can achieve the American dream. With Dr. Greenstein’s leadership, the State System will continue to build a talented and skilled workforce that attracts more businesses to invest and create jobs in Pennsylvania.” SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Governor Wolf Statement on Selection of Dr. Daniel Greenstein as PA State System of Higher Education Chancellor May 21, 2018
MASON CITY — A Mason City man accused of vehicular homicide after a fatal accident last May in Worth County has pleaded not guilty. The Iowa State Patrol said at the time of the accident on May 3rd that 38-year-old Rick Johnson was walking eastbound on 390th Street, about an eighth of a mile east of Ironwood Avenue northeast of Hanlontown, when he was struck and killed by a vehicle also traveling eastbound, driven by 43-year-old Luke Beenken of Mason City. Beenken was charged with vehicular homicide by reckless driving, a Class C felony punishable by up to ten years in prison. Investigators say Beenken was texting while driving and sent a text message at the same time that he ran into Johnson. Beeknen recently pleaded not guilty to the charge. His trial is scheduled to start on April 29th in Worth County District Court.