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A monthly selection of media coverage of Robert Morris University during the previous month.

APRIL 2015

The Chronicle of Higher Education wrote about the RMU College Affordability Academy:
http://chronicle.com/article/Why-One-College-Created-an/229435/

The Beaver County Times published a story about the RMU Polling Institute's findings on Americans' worries about retirement:
http://tinyurl.com/pw7kt9k

Several local media outlets reported that David Jamison has been named interim president of RMU:
http://tinyurl.com/o3y2gam

http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/8170736-74/president-university-jamison#axzz3XHP3Bhyc

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2015/04/14/rmu-selects-interim-president.html

http://tinyurl.com/p8yoakm

The Pittsburgh Business Times wrote about the launch of RMU's online criminal justice degree:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/morning-edition/2015/04/robert-morris-launches-online-criminal-justice.html

RMU faculty weighed in on a range of health care issues, including the impact of the Affordable Care Act on local hospitals as well as the never-ending Highmark/UPMC dispute:
http://tinyurl.com/p4oah8m

http://tinyurl.com/nbs6ron

http://triblive.com/news/healthnews/8138670-74/upmc-wolf-highmark#axzz3XHP3Bhyc

http://tinyurl.com/mt7nvty

Gender equity in nonprofit organizations was the focus of "The Great Debate," an event hosted by the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management:
http://wesa.fm/post/essential-pittsburgh-how-long-are-women-working-earn-same

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/8162186-74/pay-nonprofit-nonprofits#axzz3XIlkIAQO

http://tinyurl.com/nv4wjmb

http://www.nextpittsburgh.com/features/the-great-debate-how-important-is-this-issue-that-women-make-less-than-men/

Brian O'Roark has practically become the resident economist at WESA-FM, and he recently weighed in on fastfood workers' fight for a $15 hourly wage:
http://wesa.fm/post/essential-pittsburgh-local-fight-15

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Signs Toole to 2-Year Extensions (4/15/15):
 http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/8170643-74/toole-morris-robert#axzz3ZYrHSphO

Robert Morris Announces Toole Extension (4/15/15): 
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-announces-toole-s-contract-extension/article_bdc63a0e-e3a5-11e4-a418-db7fa4f4e4bf.html/?REFER-MI=College%20Sports

Robert Morris, Toole Agree to Extensions (4/16/15): 
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/04/16/Robert-Morris-Toole-agree-to-extension-through-2019-20-season/stories/201504160077

McConnell Prepared to Make an Impact at RMU (4/19/15): 
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/mcconnell-prepared-to-make-an-impact-at-rmu/article_24430638-e638-11e4-8d68-f7719b5070f9.html/?REFER-MI=College%20Sports

Softball

Sleith Rewriting Robert Morris Records (4/19/15): 
http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/8194273-74/sleith-morris-robert#axzz3ZYrHSphO