May 19, 1999
Pennsylvania to Spend $35-Million on Cheyney U. as Part of Federal Anti-Bias Pact
Seeking to end a federal civil-rights case that dates back 30 years, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has agreed to spend $35-million on a historically black university, and to help more black students go on to college.
Gov. Tom Ridge, a Republican, and U.S. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley signed an agreement last week that would bring Pennsylvania into compliance with federal anti-discrimination