Broadwater named first assistant dean

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke The McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts named Jason Broadwater its first assistant dean last week. Broadwater was a director of student and enrollment services at Penn State University’s Fayette Campus. He also worked as an admissions counselor, then as a student services coordinator for the […]

Adjunct union, DU await ruling

By Julian Routh | News Editor Duquesne University officials said this week they are awaiting a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board before making any changes to the part-time faculty system, a source of controversy since the death of a former adjunct French teacher. Timothy Austin, provost and vice-president for academic affairs, said the […]

Details emerge on adjunct’s final months

Details emerge on adjunct’s final months

By Julian Routh | News Editor The late adjunct whose death prompted outrage was in the early stages of filing a discrimination lawsuit against Duquesne, her attorney said. Documents given to The Duke this week detail the events leading up to Margaret Mary Vojtko’s death on Sept. 1. On July 18, Vojtko, with help from […]

New grocery slated for Market Square

New grocery slated for Market Square

By Julian Routh | News Editor Duquesne students and Downtown residents will soon have a new option to buy groceries within walking distance. After a year of negotiations, developers and Pittsburgh officials have finalized plans to bring a market to the Thompson Building in Market Square, the first grocery store Downtown since the Rosebud Fine […]

Law school ranked fourth in nation by Jurist

By Adam Ernette | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne University School of Law was ranked fourth in the nation by The National Jurist for being one of the best value private law schools. School of Law Dean Ken Gormley said it was a “wonderful surprise,” and that this was something the university had been working […]

University hires new business school dean

By Victor Essel | The Duquesne Duke President Charles J. Dougherty has named Dean B. McFarlin the new dean of the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, effective July 1. “Dr. McFarlin brings to us years of experience as the chair of the largest major at Dayton University’s School of Business,” Dougherty said. “He also has a […]