In the News: Gunderson on Sustainability; Psihountas on Economy; Rishe on Penn State NCAA Sanctions

| July 23, 2012


Recent news coverage featuring Webster University includes:

Chief financial officer Greg Gunderson discusses Webster University’s sustainability initiative in “Webster, Wash U, UMSL, SLU teach sustainability” in the St. Louis Business Journal.

“The drive to become a more sustainable campus became a top priority when Elizabeth Stroble became president in 2009,” Gunderson says in the article, adding, “Perhaps the biggest example of Webster’s sustainability initiative is the design of the university’s new academic building on the east side of its campus.”

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Associate professor of finance Debbie Psihountas is quoted in “Struggling households target of new Fed research effort,” stltoday, concerning the St. Louis Fed launching a nationwide research effort to provide a better understanding of the state of American household budgets.

“The project’s usefulness relies in part on whether the Fed is able to break down the data geographically,” Psihountas says.”It could be extremely useful, but the trick is to tie (the data) to the individual.”

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Walker School sports economist Patricke Rishe discusses the NCAA sanctions against Penn State University for the school’s handling of the child sex-abuse case involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg TV’s “Bottom Line.”

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