Roebuck, Kinsey, Harris to host House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on Cheyney U. state funding Tuesday in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, May 5 – State Reps. James Roebuck, Stephen Kinsey, and Jordan Harris, all D-Phila., today announced they will host a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on Cheyney University's state funding.

The hearing will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 10 at PASSHE’s Mellon Independence Center, 701 Market St., Room 312, Philadelphia.

Testifiers will include:

  • Michael Coard, founder, Heeding Cheyney’s Call
  • Robert Wright Sr., school board director, William Penn School District
  • Nyrie Watson, student, Cheyney University
  • Nicole Smith, student, Cheyney University    

The hearing is open to the public and media coverage is invited.