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National NLRB office rejects DU jurisdiction appeal

National NLRB office rejects DU jurisdiction appeal

Zachary Landau | Asst. A&E Editor The Washington D.C. bureau of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a federal agency that adjudicates cases involving labor disputes, voted 2-1 against Duquesne University on April 10 over an appeal from Duquesne in which the school claimed it is not under NLRB jurisdiction because it is a religious […]

Gormley outlines plans for next role

Gormley outlines plans for next role

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor Find the full text of The Duke’s interview with Dean Gormley here. His favorite Disney princess is Ariel, he’s wrestled a bear and he never hits the snooze button. No one can call law school Dean Ken Gormley boring. But in July, his life will become even more interesting when he […]

Getting to know Gormley: A chat with the next president of Duquesne

Getting to know Gormley: A chat with the next president of Duquesne

The Duke  sat down with law school Dean Ken Gormley on Nov. 11 to talk about his background and his plans for Duquesne as its 13th president, a role he will assume in July 2016. The interview has been edited for length. Q. Why do you think you are you qualified for this job? A. You’d have […]

Amid calls for apology, Dougherty issues same letter through SGA

Amid calls for apology, Dougherty issues same letter through SGA

By Julian Routh and Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke A campus-wide email with a letter from Duquesne President Charles Dougherty — the same letter that was distributed on social media last week — marked the end of the president’s apology for comments he made last week about off-campus living, according to Student Government Association […]

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 […]

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 […]

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

13 years later, DU remembers 9/11 attacks

By Julian Routh | News Editor In the late afternoon on Sept. 11, 2001, the Bluff looked more like a ghost town than a college campus. The parking garages were empty, Academic Walk was silent and the only sign of life was in the Student Union ballroom, where the Duquesne community gathered for a spontaneous […]

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 […]