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College application questions face scrutiny

College application questions face scrutiny

By Julian Routh | Editor-in-Chief A civil rights advocacy group recently opened inquiries with 17 southern universities about how questions on their admissions applications unfairly discriminate against minority applicants — questions that Duquesne has on its application, too. According to the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, application questions that ask about a prospective […]

Presidential search involves students

Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke As Duquesne’s Presidential Search Committee selects possible candidates to fill the retiring President Dougherty’s position, students might have some say in who will be the University’s new president. Two meetings between search committee consultants, the Student Executive Leadership Council (SELC) and other student organizations are scheduled for April 22 […]

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 […]