Bennett pleads guilty to South Side charges, will pay fine

Bennett pleads guilty to South Side charges, will pay fine

Hannah Smith, News Editor
March 18, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

RMU basketball forward Stephan Bennett has pled guilty to a summary of charges after his arrest in the South Side  that occurred near Mario's bar on Mar. 8. According to the criminal complaint, the arrest occurred after he failed to cooperate with the police and pushed an officer while they were ... Read more »

RMU adjuncts decide to unionize in recent vote

RMU adjuncts decide to unionize in recent vote

Hannah Smith, News Editor
March 17, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Mar. 17, 2015, Robert Morris University adjunct faculty passed a vote to unionize 125 to 67. The National Labor Relations Board conducted a mail-in ballot for Robert Morris University adjunct faculty to vote for or against becoming represented by the United Steelworkers union. Approximately... Read more »

RMU increases cost of attendance 3.65 percent for 2015-16 year

RMU increases cost of attendance 3.65 percent for 2015-16 year

Delaney Hassell, Assistant News Editor
March 17, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

President Gregory Dell’Omo sent out an email to Robert Morris students today regarding tuition, rates, and fees for the 2015-16 academic year. The email stated that there will be “a 3.65 percent increase in the cost of attendance as of the Summer 2015 semester.” Standard undergraduate tuition... Read more »

RMU adjuncts look to unionize

RMU adjuncts look to unionize

Dylan McKenna and Delaney Hassell
February 25, 2015
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Bob Trosky, Robert Morris University adjunct and member of the Adjunct Volunteer Organizing Committee, says that Feb. 25 or National Adjunct Walkout Day is about raising awareness for Robert Morris, not the disruption of classes. Last year, a majority of RMU adjuncts mailed a card to the National... Read more »

Police Blotter 2/17/15-2/23/15

Police Blotter 2/17/15-2/23/15

February 25, 2015
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

2/17/15 – Fire Alarm - Guardian reported a fire alarm activated in Concord Hall.  Upon officers arrival it was determined that the cause for the alarm was accidental.  Maintenance was advised and reset the alarm. (Closed) 2/17/15 – Trespass Warning - Residence Life requested officer’s assistance... Read more »

Presidential Search Committee teams with Witt/Kieffer

Presidential Search Committee teams with Witt/Kieffer

Delaney Hassell, Assistant News Editor
February 24, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Feb. 13, a full Board of Trustees meeting took place at Robert Morris University to discuss the next step in the presidential search process. The Board of Trustees met to analyze the progress of the the Presidential Search Committee and the University Advisory Committee. Witt/Kieffer was selected... Read more »

Police Blotter 2/10/15-2/16-15

Police Blotter 2/10/15-2/16-15

Hannah Smith
February 19, 2015
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

2/10/15 – Recovered Property - Maintenance turned in a stethoscope, and blood pressure cuff found in Franklin Center. The items were taken back to Barry Center and entered in the lost and found. (Closed) 2/10/15 – Fire Alarm - Guardian reported a fire alarm activated in Massey Hall.... Read more »

Business Week returns to RMU

Business Week returns to RMU

Mike Funyak, Reporter
February 18, 2015
Filed under Featured Multimedia, News, Top Stories, Video

With Business Week quickly approaching, Robert Morris University and the School of Business are busy finalizing plans for the second annual event.  Last year's inaugural event was themed, “Setting Sail: Charting Your Own Course,” but this year’s Business Week is entitled “It’s A Jungle Out... Read more »

Board of Trustees to meet; presidential search continues

Board of Trustees to meet; presidential search continues

Hannah Smith, News Editor
February 11, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

The presidential search for Robert Morris University’s next president continues, since current President Gregory Dell’Omo announced that he will be leaving to become the next president of Rider University starting for the 2015-2016 academic year. An e-mail was sent to all faculty, staff and students... Read more »

Police Blotter 2/3/15-2/9/15

Police Blotter 2/3/15-2/9/15

February 11, 2015
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

02/03/15 – Medical Emergency - Officers were called for a disoriented male in Hale Center.  Valley Ambulance responded and transported the male to Sewickley Valley Hospital. (Closed) 02/03/15 – Disturbance - Officers were called to Sewall Center for students arguing after an intramural basketball ga... Read more »