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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
Four decades ago, on a Saturday morning, Dennis J. Murray was at home in his living room, reading with the television on. A vice president at Whittier College in southern California, Murray had been approached by a search firm about becoming president ...

David Woolner, author of book on FDR's last 100 days, will speak April 24 at Marist College in Poughkeepsie
The Daily Freeman
President Franklin Roosevelt told the American people, in a radio address the night of Oct. 14, 1938 from his studio in the White House, that they always had been generous and that he had complete confidence they would prove so again in the community ...

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The Union Leader
Larry J. McCoy, 58, Alexandria; Dennis J. Murray, 43, and Tianna M. Fermino, 19, both of Barrington; Zachary A. Capron, 28, Bennington; Joseph N. Ewalt, 23, Berlin; Abraham Rodriguez, 30, Bow; Paul M. Girouard, 36, Claremont; Rebecca R. Horner, 35, and ...

SUNY New Paltz president will co-chair Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council
The Daily Freeman
Christian will replace Dennis J. Murray, Marist College president emeritus, who has served as co-chair since the council's inception in 2011. The Regional Economic Development Councils are public-private partnerships made up of local expects and ...

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 ...

Albany Times Union

Report: Salary for RPI's Jackson among highest in US colleges
Albany Times Union
Private university presidents earned an average of $569,932 in 2015 — up 9 percent from the year before, The Chronicle of Higher Education's survey of executive compensation found. In all, 58 presidents each took home more than $1 million in 2015, ...

Poughkeepsie Journal

VIDEO: College will 'always be home' to Marist grads
Poughkeepsie Journal
Saturday's ceremony was the last held under the leadership of longtime college President Dennis J. Murray. Murray, the college's third president, will end his 37-year tenure at the school at the end of the semester, with David Yellen, dean of the ...

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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 ...


The Highest-Paid College Presidents
Dennis J. Murray, Marist College (N.Y.), $2,688,148 – Forbes list: #375. 4. Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia U. (N.Y), $2,327,344 – Forbes list: #5. 5. Lawrence S. Bacow*, Tufts U. (Mass.), $2,223,752 – Forbes list: #25. 6. Amy Gutmann, U. of Pennsylvania ...
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