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Bill Geist to Receive Marist College Lowell Thomas Award
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Bill Geist, known for his humorous commentary and chronicling of America and Americans in his role as a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, is the recipient of the 2007 Marist College Lowell Thomas Award. Geist will be honored at a luncheon at the University Club in Manhattan on September 27.

"Lowell Thomas knew how to tell a story, whether it was about his travels with Allenby in Palestine, his visit with the then-14 year-old-Dalai Lama, or average Americans across our nation," said Marist College President Dennis J. Murray. "Today, no one in broadcast journalism is a better story teller than
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Dennis J. Murray: A lasting legacy at Marist
Poughkeepsie Journal
Retiring Marist College President Dennis Murray reflects on his accomplishments and the legacy he leaves behind. Alex H. Wagner/Poughkeepsie Journal. Dennis Murray's retirement Buy Photo. Dennis Murray, retiring president of Marist College, pictured on ...

Albany Times Union

Report: Salary for RPI's Jackson among highest in US colleges
Albany Times Union
In all, 58 presidents each took home more than $1 million in 2015, compared with 39 the year before. Among them was Shirley Ann Jackson of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, who was paid $1,425,669 in 2015. The 2015 numbers represent the most recent ...

Marist College President Dennis Murray announces retirement
The Daily Freeman
POUGHKEEPSIE >> Marist College President Dennis J. Murray announced Saturday he will step down when his current contract expires on June 30, 2016. A press release from the college said Murray, at the request of the college's Board of Trustees, will ...

Poughkeepsie Journal

VIDEO: College will 'always be home' to Marist grads
Poughkeepsie Journal
For the 22-year-old Poughkeepsie resident, the school was "so local." But Laffin, one of 1,118 students in Marist's undergraduate class of 2016, loved her time there. "I'm so happy," said Laffin, who landed a digital marketing job in New York City. "I ...

Chronicle of Higher Education

New Leader Takes Over at Harvard Art Museums
Chronicle of Higher Education
During Martha Tedeschi's 33-year career at the Art Institute of Chicago, she declined opportunities at other museums and institutions. So when the chance came up to serve as director of the Harvard Art Museums, Ms. Tedeschi was "surprised to find how ...


The Highest-Paid College Presidents
As I brace myself for my son's college acceptances, or rejections, I'm struck by the just-released list from The Chronicle of Higher Education, of the highest-earning college presidents. At the top of the list is the head of one of my son's favored ...

Poughkeepsie Journal

VIDEO: New Marist president looks to build on success
Poughkeepsie Journal
During Dr. Dennis J. Murray's 37-year tenure, Marist has increased its enrollments by 245 percent, expanded its campus and has become a leader in Dutchess County's economic community. “Marist is in great shape — academically and financially,” Yellen ...

Marist College installs its new president, David Yellen
The Daily Freeman
TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE >> Marist College's new president, David Yellen, was formally installed during a ceremony Saturday in the school's McCann Arena. Yellen took the helm of the college in July, succeeding Dennis J. Murray, who stepped down as ...

Poughkeepsie Journal

New Marist president welcomed by faculty, students
Poughkeepsie Journal
Marist officials announced Saturday that Yellen, 58, will succeed Dr. Dennis J. Murray as president come July 1. Murray, 69, will be retiring as president June 30, and will be taking on the roles of President Emeritus and professor of public policy ...

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Executive Compensation at Private and Public Colleges
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle's executive-compensation package includes the latest data on more than 1,200 chief executives at more than 600 private colleges from 2008-15 and nearly 250 public universities and systems from 2010-16. Hover over bars to show total ...
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