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Harrison Quoted in Numerous Media Outlets, Tonkin on WNPR Radio, Davis in Hartford Courant and More
University President Walter Harrison was quoted in numerous media outlets after the NCAA's board of directors approved on Thursday, Aug. 11, a measure that would keep teams out of the postseason if their Academic Progress Rate falls below 930. Harrison was quoted in conjunction with his role as chair of the NCCA Committee on Academic Performance, which developed and implemented the Academic Progress Rate to measure how collegiate athletic programs were succeeding in terms of moving student-athletes towards graduation. Among the media outlets were the Hartford Courant with both a story by Dom Amore and a column by Jeff Jacobs. Other stories that quoted President Harrison appeared in Inside Higher Ed and the Chronicle of Higher Education, as well as the Indianapolis Star, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and ESPN via the Associated Press.
Humphrey Tonkin, president emeritus of the University, was a guest on the “Colin McEnroe Show” on WNPR Radio (90.5 FM) on Thursday, Aug. 11. Tonkin joined guest host Mark Oppenheimer to talk about “The Things I Miss Most.” Click here to listen to the audio feed of the show.
In his “Behind the Curtain” blog, Hartford Courant columnist and reporter Frank Rizzo highlighted the experiences of Robert Davis, professor of theatre at The Hartt School, about his experience as an understudy and going on for an ill Hal Holbrook in “Our Town” at Hartford Stage in 2007, and eventually taking over the role permanently. Click here to read the blog post, which will be the basis for a Sunday (Aug. 14) story in the “Arts” section of the Hartford Courant.
Michael Crosbie, chair of the Architecture Department in the University’s College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture, had his new book, The New York Dozen: Gen X Architecture reviewed in a recent issue of Capital New York magazine. The article also included comments from Crosbie’s recent presentation on this subject at the Center for Architecture in New York City. Click here to read the article.