Jamison to juggle Interim President and Provost

Jamison to juggle Interim President and Provost

Delaney Hassell, Assistant News Editor
April 16, 2015
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A unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees appointed Provost David Jamison as the Interim President of the Robert Morris University, as well as to continue his responsibilities as Provost. According to Rich Harshman, Chair of the RMU Presidential Search Committee, the entire Board of Trustees felt... Read more »

Police Blotter 04/08/15-04/13/15

Police Blotter 04/08/15-04/13/15

April 15, 2015
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04/08/15 – Disturbance - This department was advised of a verbal argument between two fans at the men’s lacrosse game.  Both parties were separated, and an officer stood by until the end of the game to avoid any further contact. (Closed) 04/08/15 – Suspicious Person - This department was advised... Read more »

BREAKING: Provost David Jamison named as interim President

BREAKING: Provost David Jamison named as interim President

Leah Fleischel, Editor-in-Chief
April 14, 2015
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RMU Board Chair Gary Claus announced Tuesday that the Board of Trustees has appointed Provost David L. Jamison, J.D. as the Interim President of Robert Morris University effective June 30, 2015. Jamison will lead RMU until a new president is installed to succeed... Read more »

BREAKING: Board gives fundraising for new event center green light

BREAKING: Board gives fundraising for new event center green light

Leah Fleischel and Hannah Smith
April 14, 2015
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UPDATE: As of Monday, the RMU Board of Trustees has approved the plans to fund raise approximately $50 million to build a new event center. "As we pursue donations for this building...we're not going to be getting money that would have gone elsewhere," said senior director of public relations Jonathan... Read more »

Police Blotter 3/17/15-3/23/15

Police Blotter 3/17/15-3/23/15

March 26, 2015
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3/17/15 – Burglar Alarm - This department was advised of a burglar alarm activated in the Alumni House.  Upon officers arrival the building was checked and the alarm was found to be false.  Maintenance was notified. (Closed) 3/19/15 – Medical Emergency - This department contacted Valley Ambulance... Read more »

RMU mourns the loss of associate professor of engineering: Tamiko M. Youngblood

RMU mourns the loss of associate professor of engineering: Tamiko M. Youngblood

Delaney Hassell, Assistant News Editor
March 23, 2015
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Robert Morris University is mourning the loss of Tamiko M. Youngblood, associate professor of engineering, who lost her battle to breast cancer on Friday. President Gregory Dell’Omo sent out an email to students and faculty this afternoon expressing his condolences. The email stated that Youngblood... Read more »

Police Blotter 3/03/15-3/16/15

Police Blotter 3/03/15-3/16/15

March 21, 2015
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3/03/15 – Departmental Information - This department is investigation a security issue along with the University IT Department. (Closed) 3/03/15 – Suspicious Incident - An employee of the Library reported strange occurrences happening while working.  The incident was investigated and determined... Read more »

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
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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... 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
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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
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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 »