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Duquesne Law School Receives $50M Gift

September 8, 2022

Trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline has committed $50 million for “transformational support” of Duquesne University’s 111-year-old law school, which will now bear his name, the university announced Wednesday. The gift is the largest in the university’s history and will be used broadly to support student scholarships, faculty grants, a bar-preparation program, community relations and other strategic priorities.

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Susan H. Greenberg

Susan H. Greenberg is a senior editor at Inside Higher Ed. A career journalist and educator, she joined the publication in August 2021 after eight years in Vermont, where she freelanced and taught writing at Middlebury College and Champlain College. Prior to that, she spent 22 years writing and editing for Newsweek magazine, where she covered everything from international affairs to arts and culture. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and River Teeth, among others. She has taught English and journalism at Phillips Academy, where she served as an advisor to the student newspaper. She holds a B.A. in English from Brown University and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia. The mother of three nearly adult children, she is very much enjoying her newly empty nest.

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