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New vice provost announced for Duq

New vice provost announced for Duq

By Kellan Stepler | Staff Writer The start of a new school year can signal many changes and new beginnings for most people. Take Dr. Jeffrey Miller, for example. Miller was named vice provost of Duquesne University in July. University Provost David Dausey said in a statement to the DU Times that, “Jeff Miller has […]

Duquesne announces Dausey as new provost

Duquesne announces Dausey as new provost

Raymond Arke | News Editor As Duquesne plans for their new era laid out in the strategic plan, the campus welcomed a new face to the role of provost and vice president of academic affairs. In a surprise ceremony on Feb. 1, President Ken Gormley announced the end to a five-month search by introducing David […]

DU plans for important Middle States accreditation

DU plans for important Middle States accreditation

Sairah Aslam | Staff Writer 10/05/17 Duquesne is preparing for an important event: its re-accreditation. In the United States, accreditation — the ability of higher education institutions to distribute degrees — is determined not by the government, but by independent commissions. All higher education institutions in each region of the United States are overseen by […]

Duquesne, nursing students clash over diplomas

Duquesne, nursing students clash over diplomas

Raymond Arke | News Editor A group of 24 nursing students had their diplomas withheld because they failed to meet a Duquesne-set minimum score on a national nursing preparatory test, various Pittsburgh news outlets first reported on June 6. The Health Education System, Inc, or HESI, exam is a nationally offered test that prepares nursing […]

Evaluation survey system to be overhauled

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke A revised course evaluation system is being implemented across campus in an effort to get more input from students about their professors and classes. Students will still be asked to fill out a questionnaire at the end of the semester for each of their classes, but the survey […]

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 […]

New provost named

New provost named

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor After six months of narrowing applications and interviewing candidates, the search committee has named Timothy R. Austin, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. as Duquesne’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs. Austin will take over […]