EXTRA! EXTRA! RMU NAMES EIGHTH PRESIDENT!
Welcome to this special edition of RMU in the News, with a round-up of the best coverage in the week following Robert Morris University's announcement on Sept. 10 that the university has selected Dr. Christopher Howard as our next president.
It doesn't get much better than this endorsement by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board:
The Post-Gazette's first-day coverage led off with Dr. Howard's quote from Wayne Gretzky, and WESA's Paul Guggenheimer also picked up on this theme in a great live interview:
The Washington Post was one of dozens of news organizations nationwide that published the Associated Press story about Dr. Howard:
Dr. Howard spoke of his responsibility as a mentor and role model as a university president who is also African American:
The Pittsburgh Business Times referred to Dr. Howard as a "Renaissance man":
Other coverage of the president-elect: