Mercyhurst history dept. renamed after $1.5 mil. donation

Mercyhurst University is naming its history department after an Erie business leader.  The department is taking on its new name, the Thomas B. Hagen Department of History.  This, after Hagen donated $1.5 million to the program.

The money will, in part, go to the university's partnership with the Erie Maritime Museum and the US Brig Niagara.  Hagen is the Chair of Erie Insurance Group.


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