Robert Morris University
A monthly selection of media coverage of Robert Morris University during the previous month.
A Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story about off-beat college courses featured an arts and math course taught by Heather Pinson and Monica VanDieren :http://triblive.com/news/education/3233913-74/students-class-classes#axzz2J7wYuZmd
Health care economist Stephen Foreman discussed the ongoing financial woes of the West Penn Allegheny Health System and its pending merger with Highmark:http://triblive.com/business/headlines/3234453-74/health-system-default#axzz2GoWICzHy
Foreman also wrote this op-ed in the Pittsburgh Business Times about health insurance exchanges: http://triblive.com/business/headlines/3307981-74/highmark-allegheny-penn#axzz2IKITFXkM
Scott Leff of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management explained the impact of the fiscal cliff on nonprofit organizations:http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/3226941-74/tax-charities-giving#axzz2HIj1Rsup
Leff also lent his expertise to an article about a controversial foundation supporting Steel Valley schools:http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-south/benefactor-puts-millions-into-steel-valley-schools-671182/
The Bayer Center's biennial survey of salaries for employees at nonprofits was covered by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Tribune-Review, and Pop City:http://tinyurl.com/be5occt
President Dell'Omo's swap with student Megan Herbstritt got some attention:http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-president-dell-omo-student-swap-places
That story also was featured on KDKA-TV but, alas, it is not available online.