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Class of 2021 is a record-setting one for Duquesne

Class of 2021 is a record-setting one for Duquesne

Raymond Arke | News Editor Another year, another record-setting group of students. This year’s incoming freshman class is expected to be among Duquesne’s largest classes ever, according to the most recent estimates from the university’s Enrollment Management Group (EMG). As of August 15, the Class of 2021 totals 1,569 students, beating previously large years of […]

Duquesne physician assistant program put on accreditation probation

Duquesne physician assistant program put on accreditation probation

Zachary Landau | Staff Writer  On Oct. 11, students in Duquesne’s Physician Assistant Studies Program learned that the school’s standing with the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) might be in trouble. In a meeting with students of Duquesne’s Physician Assistant program, Department Chair and Professor Bridget Calhoun and Rangos School […]

A dip into The Duke archives: Sept. 8, 1977

A dip into The Duke archives: Sept. 8, 1977

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Since 1925, The Duquesne Duke has been serving the Duquesne community by reporting on the issues that matter. Thanks to the Gumberg Library Digital Collections, our 90-plus year history is always just a few clicks away. With that in mind, here is the first of many dips back into […]

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 […]

Law school dean unafraid of enrollment drop

Law school dean unafraid of enrollment drop

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s law school suffered a drop in enrollment in the 2014-15 academic year, a trend that has affected schools across the country. First-year enrollment at Duquesne for the current academic year is 124 students, a decrease from 138 in fall 2013 and 139 in fall 2012, according to […]

Obamacare enrollment surges in Pennsylvania

Obamacare enrollment surges in Pennsylvania

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke More than 160,000 Pennsylvanians signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act before enrollment closed Monday. “The numbers in Pennsylvania are very positive,” Enroll America spokesperson Paydon Miller said. According to Miller, Pennsylvania recorded the fourth highest enrollment in the country. However, there are still over […]