For this special feature, we invited the presidents of the region’s leading institutions of higher education to respond to the following: The American Civil Liberties Union has written that “An open society depends on liberal education, and the whole enterprise of liberal education is founded on the principle of free speech.” Yet surveys…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading College and university presidents tackle how to protect the fundamental right
The Pennsylvania State University has more than 645,000 living alums. Obviously, they know about “Happy Valley,” as do the throngs who attend football games each fall. But if you’ve never visited Penn State, State College or Centre County, it’s well worth exploring, especially on a quieter, non-​football weekend.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading The home of Penn State makes a great weekend trip
I don’t think anybody can get a handle on what makes me tick… without understanding what I learned from the deep relationship I formed with Virgil,” wrote the late Pennsylvania State University football coach Joe Paterno in his 1997 autobiography, “Paterno: By the Book.” The remark refers without irony to the affinity he…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2013
  • Sub Heading Joe Paterno’s epic demise dwarfs the stature of a new biography
Patrick D. Gallagher will become the 18th chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh on Aug. 1. A native of Albuquerque, N.M., he comes to Pittsburgh from the greater Washington, D.C., area, where he has been serving as acting deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce and director of the National Institute of…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2014
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
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