Governor Tom Corbett has included a new initiative, “Ready to Succeed Scholarships” (RTSS), in his 2014-15 budget proposal aimed at assisting middle income families to pay for a college education. In announcing the plan, the Governor Corbett acknowledged growing concern about the affordability of education and asked Pennsylvania colleges to join with him in holding the line on student debt.

In January 2013, Wilson College completed a lengthy self-examination and one of primary outcomes was an institutional commitment to the value and affordability of a Wilson degree. The process affirmed the advantages and value of a liberal arts education: career-specific learning with broad educational exposure, smaller class sizes that foster greater faculty/student interaction and improved learning, and the development of critical thinking, communication and complex problem-solving skills that are in high demand from employers today. read more