Adolph Awarded the Benjamin Franklin Medal for Distinguished Achievement on Behalf of Higher Education
4/3/2012
HARRISBURG- Last week Rep. Bill Adolph (R-Delaware) was awarded the Benjamin Franklin Medal for Distinguished Achievement on Behalf of Higher Education by the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP).

“It is truly an honor to be presented with this award. Access to quality higher education has always been one of my top policy interests and I humbled to be recognized by this prestigious group of colleges and universities,” said Adolph.

The Benjamin Franklin Medal is presented to individuals who have made an extraordinary contribution to the ongoing vitality and effectiveness of Pennsylvania’s colleges and universities. The 88-member Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania honored Rep. Adolph specifically for his leadership of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA).

As Chairman of the Board of Directors at PHEAA, Rep. Adolph oversees the organization responsible for administering the Pennsylvania State Grant Program which provides need-based grant awards to Pennsylvania students to help them pay for college. These grant awards are providing college access and choice to approximately 180,000 Pennsylvania students in this academic year alone.

State Representative William Adolph
165th District, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Rep. Adolph Contact: Mike Stoll
mstoll@pahousegop.com
717.787.1711
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