For this special feature, we invited the presidents of the region’s leading institutions of higher education to respond to the following: It’s a time of unprecedented challenge for higher education — with declining enrollment, increased competition, concern about cost and debt, and increasingly rapid technological change. How are you approaching your key challenges so that…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading College and university presidents address challenges & opportunities
In the late 1990s, Teresa Heinz and others gazed at the new Alcoa headquarters and its North Shore neighbor, the new Lincoln Properties. Both occupied key riverfront spots. But compared with the standard-​setting Alcoa structure, the residential development looked like a Motel 6.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Riverlife and Mayor Luke Ravenstahl
College costs are rising, but that has yet to deter one group of students from entering American schools. International student enrollment has surged since the middle of the decade, after dipping during the years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading International students bring diversity — and dollars
When David Wang graduated at the top of his 2008 Mt. Lebanon High School class, he had his pick of prestigious universities. The University of Pittsburgh offered him a full undergraduate scholarship and guaranteed his admission into Pitt’s School of Medicine after his undergraduate degree.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Cuts at our state’s universities
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