September 16, 2023 | September 16, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On September 16th of that year, Gannon College President Monsignor Wilfrid Nash said that all three of Greater Erie’s Catholic Colleges have been discussing merging into a single university.
This Day in History is presented by the Emmy-nominated history series Chronicles. The new season begins next month and is available online at WQLN.org and on the PBS app - Passport.