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Thursday, September 17, 2015


Welcome to this special edition of RMU in the News, with a round-up of the best coverage in the week following Robert Morris University's announcement on Sept. 10 that the university has selected Dr. Christopher Howard as our next president. 

President-Elect Howard sat down with Krista Tippett of On Being to discuss the future visions of higher education. 

It doesn't get much better than this endorsement by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board:

The Post-Gazette's first-day coverage led off with Dr. Howard's quote from Wayne Gretzky, and WESA's Paul Guggenheimer also picked up on this theme in a great live interview:

The Washington Post was one of dozens of news organizations nationwide that published the Associated Press story about Dr. Howard:

Dr. Howard spoke of his responsibility as a mentor and role model as a university president who is also African American:

The Pittsburgh Business Times referred to Dr. Howard as a "Renaissance man":

Other coverage of the president-elect: