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 Pittsburgh Playhouse building in Oakland, which serves as the performing arts center of Point Park University and the Conservatory of Performing Arts, is nearing its end, as a new state-​of-​the-​art theatre complex is set to open on Forbes Avenue in downtown later this year. Photographer David Aschkenas documented the Playhouse in its…

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2018
When Paul Hennigan became president of Point Park University in 2006, he inherited an institution that a little more than a decade earlier was in danger of going out of business. One of his first priorities was deciding the viability of the Pittsburgh Playhouse in Oakland. Eleven years later, the new Playhouse is…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading Point Park’s Paul Hennigan discusses the new university and keeping up with the pace of change
What do you wish you could tell young people who are considering applying for college?

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading We asked 19 of the region’s top admissions officers to respond to this question:
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