By Sam Alcorn
LEWISBURG, Pa. — July's top stories focused on the "new" — a new bookstore, new Class of 2014 students and a new president.
But the top story of the month was the publication of the 2010 PayScale College Salary Report. The annual survey showed that Bucknell University alumni have among the highest earning potential for liberal arts college graduates and among the highest for all colleges and universities.
Continuing a strong showing in web traffic is the summer series, "Class of 2014: Not here yet, but making their mark." To date, the five installments have garnered 14,000-plus pageviews.
In order of reader views, here are the month's top five stories:
- Salary potential No. 3 among U.S. liberal arts schools
Bucknell alumni have the third-highest earning potential among liberal arts college graduates and among the highest for all colleges and universities, according to the 2010 PayScale College Salary Report.
- Barnes & Noble at Bucknell Bookstore opens
Following a yearlong restoration of its historic building, the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore - featuring 29,500 square feet of assorted books and other merchandise displayed among artifacts from the building's past - opened. || Construction photo gallery
- Class of '14: Not here yet, but making their mark (V)
Bucknell's Class of 2014, which won't report to campus for new student orientation until Friday, Aug. 20, is already making its mark in many ways.
- Ask the Experts: James Rice on undergrad research
James Rice, associate provost and dean of graduate studies, talks about undergraduate research at Bucknell University, the skills that students gain from the experience and the depth and breadth of the summer research program. || Ask the Experts archive
- John Bravman named Bucknell's 17th president
John Bravman, a distinguished professor and academic leader at Stanford University, has been named the 17th president of Bucknell University. || Meet John Bravman
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