Students, teachers give Corbett cool reception at Pa. graduation

    Gov. Tom Corbett got a cool reception when he addressed a central Pennsylvania university’s graduating class.

    The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News 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.

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