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Newsmaker: Robert M. Mill

| Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, 12:02 a.m.
Robert Mill

Noteworthy: A professorship has been endowed in Mill's name at the Community College of Allegheny County. The professorship will focus on labor and management studies in connection with a lecture series that is in its second year.

Age: 65

Residence: Ohio Township

Family: Wife, Candice; two children and three grandchildren

Background: A vice president of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Mill has spent 28 years with the company. Previously, he had stints as a high school teacher, small businessman and a Beaver County sports writer. He's given much time to Variety, The Children's Charity. He served on the board of CCAC for 25 years.

Education: Associate degree from CCAC and a bachelor's degree in secondary education from West Liberty University in West Virginia

Quote: “When I left the newspaper business, I had zero training in labor relations, but that's where I've spent the rest of my career. We have a unique situation in Western Pennsylvania, where labor-management relations form a regional asset.”

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