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President Dougherty to retire in ’16 amid DU growth

President Dougherty to retire in ’16 amid DU growth

By Kaye Burnet and Julian Routh | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne President Charles Dougherty announced Friday that he plans to retire when his contract expires on June 30, 2016. Dougherty, 65, has served as Duquesne’s 12th president since 2001. The University’s Board of Directors has already started a nationwide search for his successor, according to […]

Dougherty hosts first religious art walk

Dougherty hosts first religious art walk

By Jill Power | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne President Charles Dougherty led a campus tour of religious art on Sept. 30. The event was open to Duquesne graduate students, faculty and staff. According to Dougherty, the tour showcased Duquesne’s “Catholic artistic tradition.” The tour featured nine separate art pieces on campus designed or manufactured by […]

Duquesne increases minimum wage

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Over the summer, Duquesne raised its minimum wage to $15 per hour for all full-time and part-time employees. Before the University made the change in July, the minimum wage was $14 per hour. According to Duquesne President Charles Dougherty, approximately 40 employees will benefit from the increase in […]

Show me the money: President’s pay nears $700K

Show me the money: President’s pay nears $700K

By Julian Routh and Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne University President Charles Dougherty is among the top 100 highest paid presidents of private institutions in the country. Dougherty, who is the 97th highest paid, made $678,893 in 2011, according to a Chronicle of Higher Education report of the latest endowment data available. The […]

Dougherty makes appearance at Africa lecture

Dougherty makes appearance at Africa lecture

By Jill Power | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne President Charles Dougherty discussed the possibility of expanding the University’s African studies program in a lecture Tuesday. The lecture, titled “Duquesne and Africa: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow,” explored Duquesne’s budding African studies program and its importance to the University. Dougherty discussed the history of Spiritan education at […]

University deemed ‘best value’ by U.S. News

University deemed ‘best value’ by U.S. News

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor September has arrived, the fall semester is in full bloom and U.S. News and World Report has released the Best Colleges 2014 edition. Duquesne ranks once again as a top tier national university and more notably, one of six Catholic institutions in the top 50 Best Value Schools […]