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President Dougherty Selected as Leading Pittsburgher

Duquesne University President Charles J. Dougherty has been selected as a Leading Pittsburgher by KDKA radio.

Dougherty, who has guided Duquesne since 2001, was chosen for recognition based upon professional experience, leadership, initiative, creativity and dedication.

Active on a number of area boards, Dougherty serves on the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania and the President’s Committee of the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education.

He received a 2008 Pacesetter Award from Smart Business, Pittsburgh and the 2008 Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Jerome Bettis Foundation.

Dr. Charles Dougherty receives Leading Pittsburgh Award.

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