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Press Statement Regarding Commonwealth Court Decision

Press Statement Regarding Commonwealth Court Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  
CONTACT: Kathi Spigelmyer
Assistant to the President and General Counsel of the College

PHILADELPHIA—Today the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued its decision and denied Chestnut Hill College’s appeal.

The College, which was seeking clarification of existing law, is disappointed with the Court’s decision and does not agree with the Court’s reasoning, however, the College respects the Court’s opinion.

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About Chestnut Hill College

Celebrating more than 90 years of tradition, Chestnut Hill College is a four-year, coed Catholic college in the Ignatian tradition that offers a traditional liberal arts undergraduate program as well as accelerated undergraduate degrees, master’s and doctoral programs. The College has been rated by US News & World Report as among the best master’s universities in the North, as among the best Northeastern colleges by The Princeton Review, and has been classified as selective by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Since 1924, the College has offered a rigorous curriculum that provides students with a broad background in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. The goal of Chestnut Hill College has been to prepare students for life’s challenges by helping them to grow intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and socially.

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