MILLERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett got a cool reception when he addressed a central Pennsylvania university’s graduating class.
The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News (http://bit.ly/19M1nV0 ) says the that when the governor stepped to the microphone Saturday at the Millersville University ceremony, about a dozen students turned their chairs away from the stage.
About half of the faculty members wore yellow pins saying “I support public education,” and a few also turned their chairs away.
A black armband protest that had been discussed on campus failed to materialize.
Some students and faculty members had objected to Corbett’s appearance, citing proposed cuts in funding for state universities.
Information from: The Patriot-News, http://www.pennlive.com/patriotnews